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Johnstown: Department fields calls about inappropriate contact

Johnstown police recently responded to two reports of inappropriate contact among juveniles on a school bus and inside a residence.

A Saratoga Drive resident reported that his daughter had spent the night at a neighbor's home. While at the residence, he said, his daughter was locked in the bathroom by her friend's brother, who allegedly made her touch him. Police received the report at 1:41 p.m. Jan. 28.

A juvenile inappropriately touched another juvenile while on the school bus, according to a complaint filed by an Adams Middle School administrator at 1:24 p.m. Jan. 28.

In other Johnstown police incident reports:

* Someone pumped gas at Marathon, 5 N. Main St., and left without paying, according to a theft report received at 10:05 a.m. Jan. 28.

* A bicycle was reported stolen from a residence in the 300 block of Briarwood Drive at 3:52 p.m. Jan. 27.

* Five boys possibly were trying to take liquor from Kroger, 800 W. Coshocton St., according to a theft report received at 9:39 p.m. Jan. 27.

* A Westview Drive resident reported that a spare tire was stolen from underneath his vehicle at 6:47 a.m. Jan. 22.

* A resident in the first block of North Williams Street complained that a neighbor was allowing a dog to run loose at 4:09 p.m. Jan. 23. The neighbor said the dog also defecated on her property.

* A dog was barking for 30 minutes near Leafy Dell, according to a complaint filed by a North Main Street resident at 10:24 p.m. Jan. 22.

* A man and woman were arguing in the middle of the roadway in the first block of Northview Drive, according to a report received at 9:17 p.m. Jan. 26.

* Suspicious persons were reported at 12:52 a.m. Jan. 29 on Meadow Lane. A man reported two juveniles in front of his vehicle. The kids told police they were walking on the roadway because of snow on sidewalks, according to reports.

* A Clark Drive resident reported that someone made a key to her apartment without permission at 9:28 p.m. Jan. 28.