Worthington News

Police beat

Youths confronted while stealing bikes

Two juveniles who allegedly were stealing bikes from a residential garage were surprised when the homeowner confronted them, tackling one to the ground. The second youth rode away on a stolen bike but was caught by police, who were called by the homeowner.

The incident occurred at 8 p.m. Oct. 2 at a home in the 500 block of Poe Avenue.

In other Worthington Division of Police incident reports:

* A woman dining at a rest-aurant in the 600 block of High Street reported her wallet stolen at noon Oct. 4. Her debit card was later used at a Target store.

* Cartridges valued at $3,500 were stolen from a business in the 300 block of West Wilson Bridge Road between Sept. 6 and 9. No force was used to enter the unlocked office.

* A bicycle was stolen from a rack at Wilson Hill Elementary School, 6500 Northland Road, at 2:45 p.m. Oct. 2.

* A juvenile allegedly stole small items valued at $8 from the BP station, 7141 N. High St., at 12:40 p.m. Oct. 3. Two other youths reportedly acted as lookouts.

* Two vehicle batteries were stolen from a business in the 6700 block of Huntley Road overnight Oct. 3.

* A vehicle was keyed in the driveway of a home in the 6600 block of Plesenton Drive West overnight Oct. 5. Issues between two students at Thomas Worthington High School might be related, according to police.