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Northwest Side: Woman says roommate stole jewelry worth $1,900

A 23-year-old Wildflower Trail woman said an individual she let stay with her for a month stole jewelry valued at $1,900 between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. April 24.

The victim told Columbus police she came home to discover the woman had taken all her clothing and left, at which point she also discovered the theft of a $1,400 diamond ring and other items.

She said she called the woman on her cell phone and asked if she had taken the jewelry, and the response was, "Good luck proving it," according to reports.

In other recent Northwest Side police reports:

* An employee of a landscaping company said he gave a ride to a woman he recently met April 26, and that when he left her alone in the vehicle at 4:30 p.m. in the 4700 block of Brodribb Court she drove off.

The vehicle was only valued at $300, according to the report, but it also contained $2,000 in cash, the victim stated.

* A 63-year-old Rushton Road woman said a man forced open the back door of her home while she was there April 23 at 12:30 p.m., but that he left before stealing anything.

Damage to the door was estimated at $500, according to reports.

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