Someone broke into a home in the 2800 block of Indianola Avenue and made off with $2,800 in cash and a video-game console valued at $400, according to a report filed with Columbus police at 5:40 p.m. Dec. 14.

Someone broke into a home in the 2800 block of Indianola Avenue and made off with $2,800 in cash and a video-game console valued at $400, according to a report filed with Columbus police at 5:40 p.m. Dec. 14.

According to the victim, the burglar smashed glass in the home's back door to gain entry between 3 and 4 p.m. that day, causing $200 in damage.

In other recent Clintonville-area police reports:

* The back door of a home in the 200 block of Olentangy Street was broken into between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Dec. 14, the owner told police in a report filed at 5:30 p.m. that day. Some foreign currency and a video-game console were taken, reports said.

* Computers worth a combined $400, a $300 cellphone and a birth certificate were stolen in a break-in that took place Dec. 14 in the 2600 block of Hibbert Avenue. The woman who filed the report said the crime occurred between 8:10 a.m. and 3:10 p.m. Damage to a rear glass door was estimated at $500.

* Just when it could have come in handy for the first time in a while, a snow blower was reported stolen from the detached garage of a home in the 400 block of Richards Avenue at 8:42 a.m. Dec. 14. The victim said the $699 piece of equipment was taken between midnight and 6 a.m. that day.

* Two women said their residence in the 2800 block of Indianola Avenue was burglarized at 11 p.m. Dec. 12 by someone who went through their bedrooms and took $120 in cash from one and $350 in cash from the other. The victims said they believe entry was gained through an upstairs window.

* Windows in the front and back of a home in the first block of West Pacemont Road were smashed in a break-in reported at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 12. The victim, who said all that was taken was a $200 television, told the reporting officer the burglary took place after noon Dec. 7.