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Whitehall: Woman's purse snatched in broad daylight on East Main Street

Whitehall police responded to a report of a robbery at 5 p.m. July 9 at a business in the 3600 block of East Main Street.

Police reported an East Columbus woman was assaulted when an unidentified man grabbed her purse and pulled her to the ground in the parking lot of the business.

Witnesses said a man matching his description had been loitering there just prior to the incident, according to the report.

The woman reported she and another person were walking to their vehicle after shopping inside the store, and a man grabbed her purse, containing credit cards, identification cards and $30, and ran away.

In other Whitehall Division of Police incidents:

* A robbery was reported at 2:20 a.m. July 6 in the 3900 block of East Broad Street.

* Police arrested a 36-year-old woman for assault and domestic violence at 12:40 a.m. July 4 in the 3900 block of Beechbank Road. The same woman was arrested at 8:10 a.m. July 5 for domestic violence and assault, according to reports.

* Police arrested a 22-year-old woman for OVI and a 32-year-old man for disorderly conduct, public intoxication and resisting arrest at 2 a.m. July 4 in the 4300 block of East Main Street.

* A 39-year-old man was arrested for domestic violence and aggravated menacing at 4 a.m. July 4 in the 100 block of Beechtree Road.

* Police responded to a report of shots fired at 6:55 p.m. July 4 at East Main Street and Collingwood Avenue. No physical evidence or suspects were identified.

* Police responded to a report of shots fired at 9:25 p.m. July 4 in the 700 block of Robinwood Avenue.

* Police responded to a report of shots fired at 10:25 p.m. July 4 at Robinwood Avenue and Elm Street.

* A burglary was reported at 5:15 a.m. July 5 in the first block of Collingwood Avenue.

* Police reported an assault at 6:15 a.m. July 5 in the 700 block of South Hamilton Road.

* An assault was reported at 1:05 p.m. July 5 in the 100 block of Rita Court.

* Police reported an assault at 1:50 p.m. July 5 at an apartment in the first block of Fairway Boulevard.

* A 23-year-old man was arrested for theft and aggravated menacing at 10:05 p.m. July 6 in the 3600 block of East Main Street.

* An assault was reported at 1:35 a.m. July 7 in the 4700 block of East Main Street.

* Police reported an assault at 2:35 a.m. July 7 in the 4300 block of East Main Street.

* Property destruction was reported at 6:20 p.m. July 7 in the 4200 block of Beechlawn Road.

* Police arrested a 50-year-old man for assault and domestic violence at 4:55 a.m. July 8 at an apartment in the 3900 block of Andrus Court.

* An assault was reported at 5 p.m. July 8 at an apartment in the 100 block of Woodcliff Drive.

* Police reported an assault at 8:25 p.m. July 8 in the 300 block of Beechtree Road.

* A vehicle was reported stolen at 3:55 p.m. July 9 from the 3500 block of East Main Street.

* Police responded to a report of shots fired at 8:35 p.m. July 9 in the 500 block of Heatherhill Road.

* A burglary was reported at 2:25 p.m. July 10 at a residence in the 800 block of Valerie Lane.

* Police reported an assault at 5:35 p.m. July 10 at an apartment in the 400 block of South Yearling Road.

* A burglary was reported at 11:25 p.m. July 10 at a residence in the 200 block of Hyland Court.

* Property destruction was reported at 10:05 a.m. July 11 at an apartment in the 5100 block of Longbranch Drive.

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