Nothing was believed to have been taken, but something was left behind in an apparent break-in reported at 11:30 p.m. Nov. 28 in the 5500 block of Santa Anita Street.
The victim, a 20-year-old man, told Columbus police he noticed damage to his front door when he arrived home.
"At time of report, there were no items missing from the residence," an officer wrote in the Columbus Division of Police incident report.
"There was blood found on the wall and carpet of the residence," the officer wrote. "(The) victim was advised to leave it for an evidence technician to come out and gather it up."
In other recent incident reports from northwest Columbus:
* A $1,000 generator was stolen at 11:15 a.m. Nov. 30 from a store in the 5800 block of Sawmill Road. The person filing the report said one suspect grabbed the generator and got into a waiting vehicle which drove north on Sawmill Boulevard.
* A 25-year-old woman called police at 12:17 a.m. Nov. 30 to report her boyfriend had threatened her.
The incident took place at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at a restaurant in the 3700 block of West Dublin-Granville Road. She said she was having dinner with a friend when her boyfriend entered the restaurant to look for her because she wasn't answering her phone.
"The suspect told the victim that he was going to kill her because she was there with another guy," an officer wrote in the incident report.
The woman was referred to the city prosecutor's office according to reports.
* A 58-year-old woman said she was sprayed with a chemical irritant at 8:37 p.m. Nov. 28 inside the Mall at Tuttle Crossing by someone she earlier had accused of stealing items from a store.
The victim told police the irritant was sprayed onto her left cheek and ear.
She did not require medical attention, the reporting officer noted.
The suspect denied the allegations.
"Victim stated she observed the suspect stealing from a store inside Tuttle in which the suspect became irate at the allegation and later located the victim in the mall where the assault took place," the officer wrote in the report.
"The suspect stated that the victim kept harassing and following her, but denied the theft and assault. Suspect stated she didn't possess any Mace ... ," the officer wrote.
* A longstanding dispute between neighbors in the 1800 block of Snouffer Road turned into two people trading accusations of assault at 3:36 p.m. Nov. 27.
One of those involved, a 49-year-old woman, said her neighbor struck her in the hand. "Suspect stated that the victim was name-calling and kicked her in the leg," according to an officer's report.
"Both parties denied touching/assaulting the other. This is all out of a long, ongoing neighbor dispute regarding property lines and boundaries. Both victim and suspect both had cellphone footage. Officers observed both the victim and suspect antagonizing each other, but did not observe an assault."