The owner of a business in the 6700 block of East Main Street said someone used a sledgehammer to break through a back wall between 12:15 a.m. and 5:28 a.m. April 5.
He told police a back storage room was broken into and about 350 cartons of cigarettes were stolen. The cigarettes were valued at $20,000.
In other Reynoldsburg police reports:
* Two students at Reynoldsburg High School's Summit campus, 8579 Summit Road, reported at about 7:52 a.m. April 5 they saw a girl with a knife clipped to a pocket of her pants.
The reporting officer said the 16-year-old girl had the knife clipped to her pants when officers found her in an upstairs computer lab that day.
According to the police report, the girl told police she carries the knife for protection when she walks to the Reynoldsburg High School Livingston Avenue campus in the mornings to catch the shuttle bus.
The reporting officer said police will recommend to the Licking County Juvenile Prosecutor's Office that the girl be charged with possession of a deadly weapon in a school safety zone.
* Police responded to an assault report at 5:53 p.m. April 5 at Blacklick Woods Metro Park, 6975 E. Livingston Ave. A parks ranger reported that a 25-year-old Columbus man was riding a dirt bike in the park and when the ranger attempted to detain him, the man ran into the ranger with the dirt bike. Police arrested the man for an assault on a peace officer.
* A man armed with a knife threatened a clerk just before 8:44 p.m. April 3 at a business in the 7600 block of East Main Street, police reported. The clerk told police the man took $1,800 from the business and fled on foot.
* A resident in the 600 block of Postwoods Drive reported at 7:39 p.m. April 3 she returned home from work and found the rear door had been kicked in. Officers cleared the apartment and found no one inside, but the woman said her computer, iPad and cell phone were missing. The items were valued at $2,000.