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Leland Avenue resident loses $80 to gunman

A Leland Avenue woman told police she was robbed at gunpoint last week at her home.

The victim told police the robber pointed the gun at her as she pulled her car into her garage at 9:30 p.m. March 4. The suspect reportedly took $80 in cash from the woman before running off.

Other recent Columbus police reports include:

* A Dublin woman reported at 6:38 p.m. March 8 that several credit cards, a gift card and her driver's license had been stolen at 9 a.m. the day before in the 4500 block of North High Street.

* Two students at a school on Graceland Boulevard got into a physical altercation at 12:18 p.m. March 5. Police reports said the fight stemmed from words the two had been having with one another over one of them dating the other's former boyfriend.

* An employee of a business on Indianola Avenue contacted police at 11:55 a.m. March 4 regarding harassing telephone calls. The victim said someone placed 57 calls at 10:59 a.m. and another 46 calls at 11:27 a.m. from a phone with a north-central North Carolina area code. In each instance, according to reports, the person making the call asked for the name of someone who is not employed at the business.

* A Lancaster woman said she was staying at a friend's house on West California Avenue when her vehicle was broken into March 2. The crime took place between 11 and 11:30 a.m., the victim said. Her backpack containing clothing, makeup and numerous electrical cords was stolen, as was a cooler containing soda, reports said. The victim set the value of her missing items at $683.

* A woman from Gatlinburg, Tenn., contacted police at 4:06 p.m. March 4 to report an ex-boyfriend had opened an online video-game account in her name at an apartment on Broad Meadows Boulevard between July 1 and Aug. 1.

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