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Even when officers arrive, dog keeps barking; citation written

Police went to the 800 block of Clayton Drive on Nov. 27 after neighbors called and complained about a barking dog.

Neighbors had complained about the same dog in the past.

According to the police report, no one answered the door when officers knocked, and the dog continued to bark. The time of occurrence was listed as 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

A citation was written.

Worthington City Code section 505.09 states that owners who harbor constantly barking dogs are guilty of a minor misdemeanor.

In other Worthington police incident reports:

•A vehicle window was shattered and a purse stolen in the parking lot at Thomas Worthington High School between 7:15 and 8:55 p.m. Nov. 29.

•A menacing report was taken from a dental office in the 7100 block of North High Street on Nov. 25. Threats allegedly were made to two office workers at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 15.

•At 12:30 p.m. Nov. 24, an employee on medical leave allegedly entered a business and stole numerous items in the 6300 block of Proprietors Road.

•Two batteries were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 400 block of Schrock Road between Nov. 21 and 25.

• fficers transported a man from the 6300 block of Proprietors Road to the psychiatric unit at Riverside Hospital at 10 a.m. Nov. 26. The man, who was believed to be suicidal, has a concealed-carry permit and had a gun in the house, according to police.