The Sunoco station at 4840 Sinclair Road was robbed at 8:30 p.m. March 18 by a man who was initially polite, according to police reports.

An employee told officers that the man walked in and asked to purchase two packs of cigarettes. As the clerk put the cigarettes on the counter, he said the polite customer reached into the pocket of his hoodie and pulled a gun halfway out, then demanded all the money from the register. He left, taking the cigarettes, as well.

In other Northland-area police reports:

* A juvenile boy told police at 9 a.m. March 20 that another boy had assaulted him the previous week and made threats while they were riding a school bus together in the 5100 block of Karl Road.

The victim said that in addition to pushing and punching him, the other youth said he was going to shoot the first boy's mother and "shoot up her house," according to the responding officer.

* A resident in the 2700 block of Wallcrest Boulevard reported his home was burglarized between 11:30 a.m. and 7:45 p.m. March 20. Entry was gained by prying open a rear bedroom window.

The resident said $600 in cash was stolen. Fingerprints were recovered at the scene, according to the police report.

* A television set valued at $1,000, $200 worth of food and $500 in cash were stolen in a break-in that was reported at 4 p.m. March 20 in the 2300 block of Woodduck Way. The 25-year-old victim said someone pried open a locked rear patio door between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

* A representative of a store in the 4600 block of Morse Centre Road reported at 11:15 a.m. March 20 that a guitar valued at $4,600 had been stolen the previous evening. The crime took place, according to the report, at 8:30 p.m. March 19. The store has video of a possible suspect, the police report said.

* A 47-year-old woman told police at noon March 21 that various items were removed over the previous few days without her consent from an apartment in the 2300 block of Northland Square Drive South. The woman said she is in the process of moving from the apartment. She said a $90 mini-refrigerator, $25 worth of women's clothing and $20 in household items were stolen between 10 p.m. March 16 and 6 p.m. March 18.