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Assault yields attackers just $10

A resident of Blossom Avenue was struck in the face with a handgun by one of three men who robbed him of a $10 bill while he was sitting in front of his home on at 8:45 p.m. Dec. 13.

The resident, 43, told Columbus police a car pulled into his driveway and the three men got out, walked over to him and jumped him.

In other recent Columbus police news:

* The CVS drugstore near the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and Morse Road was robbed at 2:52 p.m. Dec. 11 by a man who implied he had a weapon.

* A Walford Street man, 45, said he was confronted by a group of people not far from his home at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 10. The group robbed him of his wallet, credit cards, $200 in cash and a government-issued cell phone valued at $19, the man said.

* A 23-year-old resident of an apartment on North Meadows Boulevard told officers she was attacked with a Taser at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13.

* A resident of Sunny Court said she was struck several times by an individual at the intersection of Morse Road and Tamarack Boulevard at 8:50 a.m. on Dec. 13. The 21-year-old woman said her attacker left in an unknown direction.

* A 16-year-old boy was charged with assault at 3:32 p.m. Dec. 14 for an incident that took place in Brookhaven High School slightly less than two hours earlier, according to a police report.

* A Westerville man, 32, said he was assaulted in an establishment on Schrock Road at 11:58 a.m. Dec. 12, after which he was escorted off the property by security personnel. According to the report, security officers told police both the victim and his assailant were ejected from the establishment.

* An 8-year-old boy reported at 9:34 a.m. Dec. 10 that he had been assaulted on a bus three days earlier. The boy said he was attacked at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 7 while on a bus traveling from Morse Road to the intersection of Tamarack Boulevard and Red Robin Road.

* A 33-year-old resident of Holland, Ohio, reported at 5:20 p.m. Dec. 13 the passenger side window of her 2012 Dodge Journey had been broken. The woman, who was staying at a Zumstein Drive motel, said whoever vandalized her vehicle left behind a black and white shell necklace.