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Worthington: Thieves targeting valuables left in vehicles around Worthington

Thieves made off with 18 radios and a portable sound system from an unlocked vehicle in the 200 block of Halligan Avenue on June 8 between 3:30 and 8:30 a.m.

Estimated loss was $2,114.

A total of 11 vehicles were entered and items stolen between June 1 and 9.

Between June 1 and 3, five company vehicles were entered at a business in the 6900 block of Huntley Road. Plumbing supplies and tools were stolen. Loss was estimated at $3,265.

Overnight June 4, two vehicles were entered in the 100 block of East Granville Road. Change was stolen from one, and a valet key was used to attempt to steal the other. The attempt failed.

Overnight on June 4, a set of golf clubs was stolen from a vehicle in the 6900 block of Village Woods Place. No force was used.

On June 4 or 5 in the 100 block of Howard Avenue, a vehicle was ransacked and a cellphone taken.

Overnight on June 4, items were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the first block of West South Street.

In other Worthington Division of Police incidents:

* A resident in the 6500 block of Plesenton Drive called police after paying $110 to a door-to-door solicitor selling magazines.

The man came to the door at 7:30 p.m. June 3. After he left, the resident checked out the company online and found it is known for its scams.

* A bicycle was stolen at 7 p.m. June 7 in the 7100 block of North High Street. A resident had placed the bicycle for sale on Craig's List. When a potential buyer came to look at it, he rode off without paying.

* Several office doors were forced open overnight June 9 at a building in the 600 block of High Street.

Cash was missing from a file drawer.