A man stole an undisclosed amount of money Jan. 29 from a business in the 1900 block of West Fifth Avenue, according to Grandview Heights police reports.
The man entered the store about 7:08 p.m. and walked up to the counter as if to make a purchase, but then told employees he had a knife, according to reports.
He reportedly grabbed money from the cash register before exiting the business, walking east on West Fifth Avenue.
The suspect, whom police said never actually displayed a weapon, was described as a white man, about 30 to 39 years old and 5 feet 6 inches tall.
After the robbery was reported, officers searched the area but could not locate the suspect, according to reports.
In other recent Grandview Heights police reports:
* A recent traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a Cincinnati man on a felony drug-possession charge.
At 2:14 a.m. Feb. 1, an officer stopped a car on West Fifth Avenue at Cambridge Boulevard for having a headlight out. During the traffic stop, officers suspected the driver, Sean T. Kelley, 26, of Seton Avenue in Cincinnati, of being under the influence of drugs, reports said.
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene with a K-9 unit. Prior to a search, Kelley was questioned and allegedly admitted to being in possession a small amount of MDA, an amphetamine, in his necklace. The drugs were seized and Kelley was arrested on the felony drug charge, as well as a misdemeanor charge of having an inoperable headlight, reports said. He was taken to the Franklin County jail.
* A woman flagged officers down Jan. 17 in the 900 block of West Third Avenue to report her purse had been stolen from her car, which was parked nearby. A window was broken between 6:30 and 8:15 p.m. to gain entry to the car, reports said.
* An employee of a business in the 900 block of Goodale Boulevard reported Jan. 31 that a check she had placed in the mail was stolen Jan. 16. The check later was altered and cashed for $1,540, reports said.
* A resident of the 800 block of Copeland Road reported Jan. 27 money was taken out of her bank account without her permission. The woman said she received a call she believed was from her bank and gave the caller information needed to transfer money from her account.
* A resident of the 1300 block of Inglis Avenue reported Jan. 26 someone had used his debit-card information to make purchases at several different businesses. The man said he is in possession of his bank card.
* A resident of the 700 block of Timberman Road reported Jan. 16 several items -- including prescription medication, shoes, a flat iron and $120 in cash -- went missing after a friend spent the night at her house.
* A resident of the 1100 block of Parkway Drive told police Jan. 16 fraudulent charges were made on her credit card in Florida. The victim reported the charges to her bank and canceled the credit card, police said.
* A supervisor at a business in the 700 block of Grandview Avenue reported Jan. 15 one of his employees made several unauthorized charges on the company's credit card. The employee has been terminated and all company credit cards have been canceled, police said. The company is still tabulating the unauthorized charges, reports said.