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Stainless steel reported stolen from parked truck

Stainless steel valued at $9,000 was reported stolen Dec. 10 from a semi-trailer parked on Sinclair Road.

The company official filing the report said the steel was taken from the vehicle in the parking lot between 6 p.m. Nov. 26 and 7:30 that morning.

In other Northland-area incident reports from the Columbus Division of Police:

* An Urban Drive woman said her daughter, whose age was not specified in the report, was assaulted at school Dec. 12 between 10:15 and 10:30 a.m.

* An official with a home health care agency on East Dublin-Granville Road contacted police at 12:15 p.m. Dec. 11 after making a startling discovery at the bank two days earlier.

The person filing the report told an officer he found that a $2,500 check had been written on the company's account to someone he had never heard of.

* A 31-year-old South Hulmac Street resident said he was attacked by at least one person and possibly more in a robbery at his residence that occurred at 1:40 a.m. Dec. 11. The man said his $400 cell phone and his wallet, valued at $10, were taken from him.

* An employee of a check-cashing business on East Dublin-Granville Road said someone passed a counterfeit check there at 3:08 p.m. Sept. 26. The crime, which involved $471, was not discovered until Dec. 10 at 3:23 p.m., according to the report.

* A police officer charged a 19-year-old Emslie Drive woman with assault after witnessing a crime in progress at 6:05 p.m. Dec. 9. The woman was taken into custody at her home.

* Power tools and hand tools worth $3,000 were stolen from a vehicle parked on Roche Drive between 10:30 p.m. Dec. 8 and 7:10 a.m. Dec. 9, according to the 33-year-old owner of the vehicle.