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Worthington: Narcotics reported stolen from convalescent center

No charges were filed against a North High Street convalescent center employee who was accused of stealing narcotics from the pharmacy.

The employee allegedly stole the drugs that were prescribed for patients over a three-day period, July 5-8.

The employee denied the theft but resigned after being ordered to report for a drug screening, according to the police report.

In other Worthington police incident reports:

• Tools valued at $4,950 were stolen from a vehicle in the 600 block of Lakeview Plaza Boulevard between July 4 and 7. Windows were smashed to gain entry.

• Two bikes were stolen from the garage behind the Worthington Inn condominiums.

Between 2 and 6 p.m. July 7, someone stole a women's bike. The next day, at 10:15 p.m., a man was seen cutting the cable from a bike and riding it from the area.

• A laptop, gift cards and clothing valued at $2,265 were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the driveway of a house in the 500 block of Colonial Avenue between 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. July 9.

• Scrap metal valued at $100 was stolen from a front yard in the 5800 block of Linworth Road between 11:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. July 10.

• A client allegedly assaulted a staff member at Aspen Community Living, 406 E. Wilson Bridge Road, at 2:50 p.m. July 9.