A possible scammer reportedly made a violent threat against a Delaware resident after calling her repeatedly last month.

A possible scammer reportedly made a violent threat against a Delaware resident after calling her repeatedly last month.

A resident of the city's west side called Delaware police shortly before 10 p.m. Nov. 18 to report she was the target of unwanted phone calls. An unknown suspect called the woman multiple times between 11 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. that day claiming to be with the IRS, according to police reports.

After the woman questioned the caller's credibility, the man reportedly threatened to break into the woman's house and sexually assault her. Investigators have not identified a suspect, according to police reports.

In other recent Delaware police reports:

* A man and a woman reported someone broke into their house between 5 and 9 a.m. Nov. 25 in the 200 block of East Central Avenue. Someone entered the house through a rear door and stole a television valued at $350, according to police reports.

* Two women reported a burglary occurred between 2:30 p.m. Nov. 25 and 11:30 p.m. Nov. 26 in the 100 block of Providence Lane. An unknown suspect broke in through a rear door and stole jewelry valued at $450 and electronics worth $1,760, according to police reports. Officers on the same night discovered signs of a break-in at another house in the same block, but nothing was reported missing.

* A man and a woman reported someone attempted to break into their house between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. Nov. 16 in the 500 block of Ablemarle Circle. An unknown suspect tried to enter a basement window, according to police reports.

* A man reported someone attempted to break into his house between 9:45 and 10:30 p.m. Nov. 26 in the 100 block of Pickaway Street.

* A worker reported someone broke into a building at a construction site between noon Nov. 27 and 7 a.m. Nov. 30 in the first block of Channing Street.

* An employee of a business in the 1200 block of Columbus Pike reported a burglary occurred between 5 p.m. Nov. 19 and 7 a.m. Nov. 20. An unknown suspect broke in through the front door and took $1,000 in cash and change, according to police reports.

* A woman reported prescription medication valued at $100 was stolen from her apartment between 5:45 and 6:45 p.m. Nov. 18 in the first block of West Winter Street. Officers have identified a suspect in the incident, according to police reports.

* A woman reported a purse containing $208 cash and multiple credit cards was stolen between 7:30 and 8 p.m. Nov. 28 from a business in the 100 block of South Sandusky Street.

* Officers took multiple reports involving thefts from vehicles that occurred between 8:30 p.m. Nov. 18 and 5 a.m. Nov. 19 in the first block of Spencer Street. Firearms, tools, cash and other items were stolen, according to police reports.

* A man and a woman reported someone broke into their car and stole multiple items between 7 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at a business in the 1100 block of Columbus Pike. An unknown suspect stole a smartphone valued at $500, a camera worth $300 and a purse containing identification and credit cards, according to police reports.

* A woman reported a license plate was stolen from a vehicle between 8 p.m. Nov. 16 and 7:45 a.m. Nov. 23 at a business in the 1100 block of Columbus Pike.

* Officers responded to a report of a fight between 2:15 and 2:45 a.m. Nov. 24 outside of a business in the first block of Lake Street. A man and a woman reported they were assaulted by four unknown suspects who stole clothing and jewelry from them.

One victim was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital for stitches, reports said. The case remains open and under investigation.

* An employee at Dempsey Middle School, 599 Pennsylvania Ave., on Nov. 17 reported the possible circulation of inappropriate photos on a social media site. Officers did not identify any suspects in the case, which is inactive pending further information, according to police reports.

* Officers on Nov. 17 took a report of a rape involving a juvenile victim that occurred the previous day at a residence west of the city's downtown. The incident is under investigation, reports said.