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Clintonville: Vehicle stolen from gas station as driver fills its tires

An East Tulane Road woman said she was putting air in the tires of her husband's vehicle at 9 a.m. June 4 at Get-Go, 2845 N. High St., when someone entered the vehicle and drove off.

The vehicle is valued at $10,000, Columbus police reports said. The victim said her wallet was in the vehicle when it was stolen.

In other recent Clintonville-area police reports:

* In a report filed at 9:19 p.m. June 6, a Montrose Way man said his home was broken into May 6. A laptop computer valued at $1,924 and a silver necklace and bracelet worth $1 were stolen, he said.

The front door and a window both sustained damage in the burglary, according to reports.

* A resident of the 5000 block of North High Street said the home was broken into between 9 p.m. June 4 and 9:15 a.m. June 5. The victim reported $275 in cash was missing.

* The owner of an East Tulane Road home contacted police at 10:30 a.m. June 2 to report someone had attempted to break into the residence. A front window had been broken out and the back door had been unlocked, the victim said. Nothing was reported missing, but damage was estimated at $100.

* An employee of a tree-trimming company based in Willow Grove, Pa., said his company truck was broken into between 10 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. June 4 while it was parked in the 4900 block of North High Street. A computer, phone charger, knife, backpack and map book, together worth $3,065, were stolen, reports said. Damage was set at $200.

* A pickup truck valued at $3,000 was reported stolen at 7:45 p.m. May 30 from the 3600 block of Indianola Avenue.

* A trespass warning was issued at 12:58 p.m. June 5 against a man who had been observed panhandling in the parking lot of a business in the 2700 block of North High Street on numerous occasions that day, according to reports.

The panhandler was not present when the officer arrived, reports said.

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