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Northland: Car stopped at intersection, driver robbed

A 34-year-old Westerville woman said she was robbed while she was in her car at the intersection of East Dublin-Granville Road and Parkville Street at 6:30 p.m. April 28.

The woman said unknown people blocked her vehicle at the intersection and then "jumped out on her," Columbus police reported.

They stole a $400 cell phone and $150 in cash, the woman told the reporting officer.

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

* Two laptop computers valued at $500 each and a tablet computer worth $100 were stolen in a burglary at an apartment in the 4800 block of Whippoorwill Court North that was reported at 9:17 p.m. April 28.

The victim, a 35-year-old woman, said someone entered her home through a rear basement window between 6 that morning and 1:45 p.m.

* A 26-year-old Shady Court woman filed a police report about a stolen electronic reading device because that's what the pawn shop required in order for her to get it back.

In the May 3 report, the woman said someone she knows took the $160 Kindle at noon April 28. She subsequently learned that it had been pawned but was unable to get it back from the shop without law enforcement being notified.

* A vehicle valued at $5,000 was reported stolen from a home in the 4600 block of Karl Road at 12:45 a.m. May 3.

* A girl told police her $240 cell phone was stolen from her in the 1900 block of Belcher Drive at 6:45 p.m. May 3.