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Northland: Student attacked while walking home from school

A girl told officers she was punched repeatedly by two people who jumped out of a car to attack her as she was walking home from school at 3:15 p.m. April 7.

In a report filed at 7:25 p.m., after the student was treated for her injuries at Nationwide Children's Hospital, she said she had just gotten to her apartment complex at the intersection of Tamarack Boulevard and Forest Oak Lane when the two individuals got out of a car that had stopped on Tamarack Boulevard and "beat her in the face with a hard object on their hands."

The girl identified her attackers, according to the report.

In other Northland-area police reports:

* A Norma Road resident said two people he knows punched him and attempted to steal his backpack and laptop computer at 7:15 p.m. April 9 in front of his home.

* A juvenile said he was briefly robbed of his shoes at 3 p.m. April 7 while in the 1600 block of Red Robin Road.

According to the reporting officer, the youth said he was punched and pushed to the ground by someone who removed his shoes, ran a short distance and then dropped them before fleeing the area.

* A Cordell Avenue resident reported at 8:18 p.m. April 8 that she and another woman got into a fight with two females near the intersection of Morse Road and Morse Town Court. During the fight, the victim said several people gathered to watch and one took advantage of the situation and stole her purse, which she had put down.

The bag contained $200 in cash, the resident said.

* A 22-year-old Collier Drive man was charged with aggravated burglary after allegedly being caught in the act at 3:29 a.m. April 7 in the 4300 block of Malin Drive East. Officers were initially dispatched to the location on a possible assault, but upon further investigation, took the man into custody.