A 60-year-old man said he was threatened with a .44 Magnum while panhandling at 5:18 p.m. April 17 in the 1400 block of East Dublin-Granville Road.

The man said the person with the weapon ordered him to leave the property.

Police reports said the suspect acknowledged he removed the gun from his waistband but said he did not point it at the panhandler.

A witness said the victim had asked him for money, but he said he handed over lottery tickets instead.

In other Northland-area police reports:

* A 21-year-old man reported at 5:34 p.m. April 17 he had been assaulted at 10 a.m. that day in the 2700 block of Arbury Court. The man said when he was attacked, he picked up a rock to defend himself but missed and instead struck the attacker's car. The victim said he sustained a loose tooth and some cuts to his lip.

* A 57-year-old woman told police at 2:13 p.m. April 16 that her boyfriend, upset that the order was wrong on food they had delivered the previous evening, pushed her down the stairs at her residence in the 1400 block of Cranwood Drive. The woman said the incident took place at 11 p.m. April 15. She told the reporting officer her boyfriend blamed her for the food order being incorrect.

* A witness told police she saw two people assault a boy at 8:14 p.m. April 16 in the 5400 block of Rockwood Court.

The witness said she saw one of the suspects strike the boy in the back with a stick, after which the other person involved pulled the youth to the ground. The responding officer reported seeing a small red mark or scratch on the boy's back. According to the police report, one of the suspects told police the boy had approached her and threw juice in her face.