A business in the 2800 Bethel Road was the scene of a robbery at 8:56 p.m. April 24.

A business in the 2800 Bethel Road was the scene of a robbery at 8:56 p.m. April 24.

An employee called Columbus police at that time to say that a man had come into the business and demanded money.

He left on foot after she gave him an undisclosed amount of cash from the register, according to the report.

The case was turned over to detectives from the robbery division.

In other recent Columbus Division of Police incident reports from the Northwest Side:

* Someone broke into and vandalized the Northwest Swim Club, 1064 Bethel Road, between 5 p.m. April 23 at 5 p.m. and 8 a.m. April 24.

According to the person who discovered the break-in, graffiti was painted in multiple areas, a pipe on a water pump was broken and patio furniture was thrown into the pool.

Damage was estimated at more than $1,600.

* Two laptop computers worth a combined $900 and $500 in cash were stolen in a burglary on Gold Leaf Lane that was reported at 8:09 p.m. April 23.

The victim, a 47-year-old woman, said she was still in the process of moving into the residence.

The break-in through a kitchen window took place between 6 and 8 p.m., the woman told police.

* Two girls told police at 5:04 p.m. April 22 suspects whom they identified told them to go to an area on Park Row Lane and fight one another, but when they arrived at the location they were assaulted.

* A representative of a Godown Road business filed a report at 12:30 p.m. April 21, accusing an employee of having embezzled $2,622 in cash and $1,726 worth of alcohol.

These alleged incidents took place between March 1 and April 18, according to the report.

* A 32-year-old woman was arrested for felony assault April 21 at10:22 p.m. at an address on O'Sweeney Lane after officers responded to the scene regarding a shooting. The victim was a 64-year-old man.

* A Gahanna girl, 12, was charged with assault at 9:35 a.m. April 21 after allegedly striking a 42-year-old female teacher in the face while being removed from a classroom at a school in the 5100 block of Godown Road.

* A 34-year-old Abbey Church Lane woman reported a burglary at 8:35 a.m. April 21.

The victim said that between 4 and 8 p.m. April 19, someone stole her $220 bicycle.

* A juvenile who lives on Meadowhurst Way contacted police at 3:49 p.m. April 20 regarding on ongoing series of "hang-up" phone calls and "weird" text messages. The report listed examples of the messages, which included "can Dan come c u" and "Call me this, Danny Joe."

The boy told police he did not know the number from which the texts were being sent nor does he know the person mentioned in the messages.

The boy told police the person sending the messages has also called several times a day and late at night up to six times in one night and "This is starting to get scary ... ," according to reports.

* Costume jewelry worth around $200 and approximately $100 in cash was stolen from a Snouffer Road apartment in a burglary that was reported at 2:34 p.m. April 20.

The victim, a 93-year-old woman, said someone entered her apartment between Jan. 9 and 11, and stole four pieces of gold jewelry, a wallet, a change purse and keys.

* Upon discovering his lawn trimmer missing from his attached garage, a 38-year-old Lost Ivy Road man went to a resale store to purchase another one, only to find his own on the shelf.

In a report filed April 18 at 11:46 p.m., the man said his yard equipment had disappeared from the garage between March 15 and 25.

He discovered it, identifying the weed eater by a piece of broken plastic, at the store on Sawmill Road and bought it back for $4.50.

A clerk at the business provided a phone number of the suspect who sold the item there.