Grove City police responded Dec. 30 to a business in the 3900 block of Jackson Pike on a report of a theft from a vehicle.
An Illinois man told the officer he arrived at noon regarding some vehicles he had purchased. At 2:30 p.m., he noticed the driver's side window of his car was broken and a GPS unit, cellphone and $1,700 in cash had been stolen, reports stated. He also noticed the window frame was bent.
On investigation, the officer determined someone used a tool to wedge between the window and window frame, causing the glass to break, according to the report.
In other recent Grove City police reports:
* A Grove City woman told police a satchel containing her wallet and $500 cash was stolen from her car Jan. 2 while she was at Breck Park, 3005 Demorest Road. The woman said she was leaving the park when she noticed the satchel missing from the passenger seat of her car. There was no sign of forced entry and the victim said she believed she had left the vehicle unlocked, reports stated.
* A Grove City man reported two males robbed him of his cellphone at 1 a.m. Jan. 2 outside an apartment in the 3600 block of Sterling Park Circle.
He said he had gone to the vending machine at the rental office and was walking back to an acquaintance's apartment, looking at his cellphone as he walked. The two males exited a blue vehicle parked on the south side of the apartment building, according to the report. One of the suspects approached the victim and took his phone. When the victim attempted to take back his phone, the other suspect grabbed him from behind and both suspects punched him, knocking him to the ground, reports stated. They allegedly hit and kicked the victim several more times before going back to the vehicle and leaving the scene.
* A resident in the 5700 block of Willow Lake Drive told police Jan. 2 a Columbus woman had not returned his SUV, which he allowed her to borrow on Dec. 29.
The victim said he loaned the vehicle with the understanding the woman would return it by 1:30 p.m. Dec. 30. He said he began trying to contact her when she had not returned the car several hours past the deadline. After taking the report, a police officer also tried several times to contact the woman. She replied that if the victim wanted his vehicle, he knew where to find it.
Police charged the woman with unauthorized use of a vehicle. The charge was filed through Franklin County Municipal Court, reports stated.