A man told Columbus police at 3:38 p.m. July 4 that he blamed an overnight guest for vandalizing furniture and appliances at his home in the 500 block of East Tulane Road.

The victim said the damage was inflicted at 4:30 p.m. July 2. Reports said household furniture sustained $6,800 worth of damage and kitchen appliances sustained $1,200 in damage.

The man told the responding officer he was pushed to the ground by a suspect he named at 8:45 p.m. June 29 during an argument about vehicle keys. On that occasion, the victim said, he sustained a minor bruise to his arm.

In other recent Clintonville-area police reports:

* A girl told an officer she was assaulted in the 3900 block of North High Street at 10:35 p.m. July 4.

The victim had a bruise on her right cheek and complained of neck and back pains, reports said.

Division of Fire personnel responded to the scene and the juvenile was transported to OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital.

* An East Lincoln Avenue man was arrested at 2:49 a.m. July 4 in the 500 block of East Torrence Avenue after a police officer said he witnessed the suspect break into a vehicle. The man was charged with receiving stolen property, theft and possession of drug paraphernalia. Items recovered during the arrest, according to reports, included a $10 wallet containing an Ohio fishing license, a Capital University student identification, gift cards, several credit cards, a driver's license and a syringe.

* An employee of a business in the 3300 block of North High Street said an irate customer at 12:25 p.m. July 3 threatened to return and shoot her. The customer, the victim said, was upset over merchandise.

* A bicyclist sustained a scraped left elbow after he was pushed to the ground while riding near the intersection of Henderson Road and North High Street at 10:50 p.m. July 3. A witness contacted police at the request of the victim, who refused medical treatment, reports said.

The suspect reportedly fled south. Police could not locate the suspect, reports said.

* In a report filed at 12:32 p.m. July 3, a man said a variety of items, including a $2,300 laptop computer and two pairs of sunglasses worth a combined $700, had been stolen from his unlocked truck at 2:55 a.m. that day while it was parked in the 400 block of East Dominion Boulevard.

* A woman said when she asked a guest to leave her house in the 400 block of Broad Meadows Boulevard at 6 a.m. July 3, he responded by assaulting her and leaving a threatening message on her phone.

* A man said he shouted, "I have a gun," after someone knocked on the door of his home in the 600 block of Fallis Road at 7:55 a.m. July 1 and then broke a small pane of glass. The victim said the suspect fled the scene, leaving east on Fallis Road via an older vehicle.

Damage to the door window was estimated at $150.

* A woman said during an argument with a co-worker at a business in the 2700 block of North High Street at 6 a.m. June 30, the man threatened her, then drew back a fist as if to punch her. The victim said the manager had to step in to keep her from being assaulted.

The suspect reportedly admitted to arguing with the victim but denied making a threat or raising his fist.

* A representative of a business filed a complaint about stolen mail at 11 p.m. June 30. The official said a check for rent was mailed June 7 at the U.S. Post Office on Henderson Road, but the funds were never received.

When the check was reviewed, according to reports, it was obvious the person to whom the $3,036 was to be paid had been changed, reports said.

* A resident of the first block of East Longview Avenue contacted police at 9:30 a.m. June 27 to complain that, dating to Oct. 13, an unknown individual had been "emailing her employers and family members derogatory statements about her."