German Village Gazette

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German Village: Thieves target cars in The Village

Columbus police received two reports of vehicle thefts in the German Village area.

Reports said a car was stolen between 7 p.m. April 29 and 8 a.m. April 30 while it was parked in the 200 block of East Whittier Street.

Another car was reported stolen between noon April 29 and noon May 3 while it was parked in the 500 block of South Lane.

In other recent police reports from the German Village area:

• A business was robbed at 9:49 p.m. April 23 in the 700 block of South Fifth Street.

• Prescription drugs were stolen between 7 and 11:30 p.m. April 19 from residence in the 100 block of Franklin Square.

The victim told police he had some friends over and later noticed the medication missing.

• Police reported at 3:30 p.m. April 19 that someone broke into Stewart Alternative Elementary School, 40 Stewart Avenue. It is unclear if anything was taken.

• An attempted burglary was reported to have occurred about 9:50 a.m. May 7 in the 100 block of East Kossuth Street. Police were dispatched to the residence after a burglary alarm went off.

• A felony theft was reported at 1 a.m. May 9 in the 400 block of Jackson Street.

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