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Vehicle tires slashed in separate incidents

Cars' tires were slashed in two separate incidents dur- ing the early morning of Sept. 13, Delaware police reports said.

A Delaware woman reported someone slashed all four tires of her vehicle between 10 p.m. Sept. 12 and 6 a.m. Sept. 13 while it was parked in a lot outside her residence in the first block of Sterling Ridge Drive.

On the same night, a Delaware business owner reported one tire of a vehicle was damaged between 8:30 and 9:33 a.m. Sept. 13 while it was parked in the first block of Maple Street.

An unknown suspect broke into an abandoned business by shattering two glass doors between 10 a.m. and 8:49 p.m. Sept. 17 in the 100 block of Curly Smart Circle, police said.

The suspect used a rock to break out both doors and apparently entered the business, according to reports, but no items were reported stolen.

Police also responded to a second report that someone damaged the windshield wipers of a vehicle parked in the same block between 8 and 9:24 p.m. Sept. 17.

The second report said police had identified a possible suspect.

A Delaware man reported someone shot out two of his vehicle's windows with a pellet gun between 10 a.m. Sept. 15 and 5:20 p.m. Sept. 17 while the car was parked in the first block of Limetree Drive.

Scrap materials worth about $183 were stolen about 6:10 p.m. Sept. 17 from a construction site in the first block of Wilder Street, police said.

An unidentified person forced entry into a building and stole three buckets of scrap copper, according to reports.

A car stereo worth $200 was reported stolen between 9 and 10 p.m. Sept. 13 from a vehicle parked outside a residence in the first block of West Winter Street.

A GPS device worth $100 was stolen between 10 and 10:30 p.m. Sept. 17 from a vehicle parked in the first block of Perkins Street, police said.

A Delaware woman said her purse was stolen from her car between 4 and 4:52 p.m. Sept. 15 while the vehicle was parked in the first block of South Sandusky Street.

The purse contained about $100 in cash, according to reports.

About $83 in cash was stolen at around 9:44 p.m. Sept. 18 from a vehicle parked in the first block of Joy Avenue, police said.

The victim reported someone forced entry and took the money.

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