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Worthington: Thieves hit home, cars

A residence in the 100 block of East Granville Road was entered and property stolen sometime Aug. 29 or 30.

Entry was made by cutting the screen in a door.

A checkbook and a debit card were reported stolen. The card was used in several places before it was reported stolen.

A credit card also stolen from a vehicle parked in the lot at the Worthington Pool, 400 W. Granville Road, between 1:15 and 2:30 p.m. Aug. 27. Before it was reported stolen, the card was used at two gas stations.

A vehicle also was broken into at Linworth Park, 5971 Linworth Road, between 5:20 and 6:20 p.m. Aug. 29. The vehicle was rummaged through, but nothing of value was reported stolen.

In other Worthington police incident reports:

• A homemade device containing a potentially harmful material was placed in a yard in the 200 block of Heischman Avenue on Aug. 31 or Sept. 1. The device did not explode and was rendered safe by the Worthington Division of Fire and Emergency Medical Services.

• A student allegedly assaulted two staff members at Wilson Hill Elementary School, 6500 Northland Road, at 9 a.m. Aug. 22.

• A 46-year-old woman was arrested for shoplifting at the Kroger store at the Shops at Worthington Place, at 3:25 p.m. Aug. 26.

• Cleaning crews found a woman in a restroom at the Old Worthington Library, 820 High St., after hours at 9:45 p.m. Aug. 27. She was transported to a mental-health facility in Columbus.