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German Village: Residents report numerous car break-ins

Thieves continue to target vehicles in the German Village area.

According to Columbus Division of Police reports, numerous vehicle break-ins have been reported recently.

Between midnight and 4 a.m. July 17, a $100 briefcase containing books and gift cards were stolen from a car parked in the 200 block of Lear Street.

The victim told police the thief broke the passenger side window to gain access into the vehicle.

A thief made off with more than $200 worth of merchandise July 21 from a car parked at the intersection of East Livingston Avenue and Mohawk Street.

The victim told police that about 9:33 p.m. July 21, someone broke a window and stole a $100 stethoscope, $60 of medical clothing and a pair of $50 tennis shoes.

Someone broke the front passenger door window of a car parked in the 700 block of South Fifth Street.

The victim told police the incident occurred between 9:40 p.m. July 21 and 8:30 a.m. July 22, but it was unclear at the time the report was filed if anything had been stolen.

In other recent German Village area incident reports:

* A burglar made off with $300 cash after entering a house in the 600 block of Lathrop Street.

The victim told police the incident occurred about 11:15 a.m. July 22.

* Drain inlet covers valued at $200 were stolen about 9:45 p.m. July 22 from a property at the corner South Fifth Street and Lansing Avenue.

* A 41-year-old woman claimed she was assaulted about 1:40 p.m. July 17 in the 200 block of East Whittier Street.

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