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Northland: Robbers steal cash, phones, computer, and a puppy

Tuesday February 4, 2014 11:51 AM

Three people reported they were robbed at a Deborah Court apartment where one of them lives at 1 a.m. Jan. 28.

The 28-year-old resident, a 25-year-old Baylor Avenue man and a 22-year-old man who lives on Dawnlight Avenue, said they were robbed of a $250 cellphone, a $40 tablet computer, a gaming system worth $150, another cellphone valued at $200, $45 in cash and a puppy, which they said was worth $500.

The three men also lost credit and debit cards in the incident, according to the report.

In other Northland-area police reports:

* A woman who was allegedly driving recklessly in the parking lot of an East Dublin-Granville Road complex threatened three people at 11:50 p.m. Jan. 31 when they complained about her behavior.

According to Columbus police, the woman nearly hit another woman with her vehicle. Two men and the woman who was nearly hit shouted at the driver. They told police the driver then threatened them with a knife.

* A 66-year-old resident of Rivercreek Bay Way said a man tried to rob him by forcing his way into the victim's car at 11:15 a.m. Jan. 30 on Kingshill Drive. The victim said the would-be robber forced his way into the car with a gun, but then ran off when he was unable to obtain anything.

* An intoxicated bar patron said he was attacked by three other men on Morse Centre Road at 9:48 p.m. Jan. 31. The 38-year-old man said he was punched in the face and body numerous times by the trio, and although he complained that his jaw was broken, he refused medical attention from Clinton Township personnel, the report stated.

No other customers or employees in the bar could provide information about the attackers, the reporting officer noted.

* A 22-year-old Tamarack Boulevard resident told police she was assaulted in the 1700 block of Morse Road at 8:58 p.m. Jan. 28.

* A dispute over a painting job left a Belvedere Park couple with bruised faces, according to a complaint they filed at 1:15 p.m. Jan. 27.

The victims, a 36-year-old man and his 31-year-old wife, said they hired a man to paint an apartment on Lemarie Court but refused to pay him because he hadn't completed the job.

His response, they said, was to punch each of them on the left side of their faces and then to throw a power saw into the trunk of their car, causing damage to the trunk lid.

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