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Clintonville: Thief takes $2,500 after knocking out woman

A Springs Drive woman told officers she was attacked and knocked unconscious as she exited her home through the back door between 12:50 and 1 p.m. Aug. 28.

The woman said when she came to, she found her purse on the ground beside her, missing $2,500 in cash. She was unable to provide a description of a suspect, reports said.

The woman was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital for "follow-up care," according to reports.

In other recent Clintonville-area police reports:

* A juvenile said he was robbed at the intersection of North High Street and East Weber Road at 7:09 a.m. Aug. 25.

He said he was attacked from behind and forced to the ground by someone who took his $400 cellphone, $20 flip-flops and $10 book bag.

* A Charleston Avenue woman contacted police at 2:19 p.m. Aug. 27 to report she suspected her neighbor of plotting to kill the trees in her yard.

The woman told an officer that the neighbor informed her at 9 a.m. Sept. 2, 2013, that the trees in her yard would die.

"The victim believes her neighbor will try to do something to kill them," according to reports.

Then, at midnight June 21, the woman said her neighbor cursed at her following an argument over him cutting some of her trees.

"The victim also believes her neighbor removed some rocks from her front yard," the reporting officer wrote.

* A Northridge Road man said another man threatened him at midnight Aug. 25. In a report filed at 2:45 p.m. that day, the victim said the "threatening statements ... caused him to be in fear for his safety."