Employees at a business in the 2900 block of Taylor Road reported at 6:10 p.m. Aug. 9 that two men asked to see a smartphone, then grabbed it and ran out without paying for it while the clerk turned away. They escaped in a white Cadillac Escalade, police reports said.

Employees at a business in the 2900 block of Taylor Road reported at 6:10 p.m. Aug. 9 that two men asked to see a smartphone, then grabbed it and ran out without paying for it while the clerk turned away. They escaped in a white Cadillac Escalade, police reports said.

In other Reynoldsburg police reports:

* A resident in the 500 block of Postwoods Drive called police at 3 p.m. Aug. 11 about a parked vehicle that had sustained considerable damage, including a missing rear windshield wiper, damage to the front passenger door that left it stuck permanently open, scratches on the entire body of the car, trash inside the vehicle and rips in the seats.

Police found that the car had been reported stolen by the Columbus Division of Police in February. There was no one near the vehicle and it had been "tagged" by a nearby apartment management company as being abandoned. Officers noted they spoke with several residents, who said they did not know who the car belonged to. The vehicle was towed.

* A 23-year-old Columbus man was cited for possession of marijuana after police stopped his car on Brice Road at 12:40 a.m. Aug. 6 because its headlights were not on. Officers reported they noticed the odor of marijuana and during questioning, the driver turned over a small bag of the drug.

* A 28-year-old Reynoldsburg woman was charged with theft after police were called to a business in the 1200 block of Brice Road at 3:18 p.m. Aug. 7 about a possible shoplifter. Police reports said the woman had concealed $175.79 worth of merchandise in bags, then left with no attempt to pay,

* The front windshield of a blue 2003 Ford Taurus was broken overnight Aug. 7 while it was parked in the 7400 block of Warwick Avenue. The owners told police they heard dogs in the area barking between 1:30 and 2:30 a.m. The car was locked and did not appear to have been entered, according to police.

* A resident in the 7600 block of South Oakbrook Drive called police at 1:21 a.m. Aug. 11 because she could hear someone attempting to force entry into her home. The dispatcher advised officers she could hear loud pounding on the door. When police arrived, the suspect had fled.