Two women, ages 40 and 24, were robbed after one of their sons allegedly let someone into the residence in the 1800 block of Forest Maple Lane at 2:29 p.m. Feb. 15.

The responding officer said the suspects (number not specified) slammed on the front and back door trying to gain entry, at which point the 24-year-old's son let them in. The 40-year-old woman allegedly was assaulted, after which the suspects made off with a $450 cellphone and a purse valued at $400.

In other Northland-area police reports:

* A man, 24, said an acquaintance kicked him in the throat and punched him in the face at his apartment in the 4600 block of Tamarack Boulevard at 10:50 p.m. Feb. 14.

The victim told an officer the suspect, whom he knew but with whom he is not friends, came over with strangers. They were all "sitting round talking" when the assault occurred, the victim said.

* A 35-year-old woman said she got into an argument with a friend that turned into a case of assault at 10:45 p.m. Feb. 13 while they were driving north on Interstate 71 near the Morse Road exit. The victim said the argument was over the other woman having spoken with a man. After the assault, the 35-year-old said she got out of the car and the other woman drove away.

* An apartment in the 2400 block of Mallards Landing was broken into between 1 and 5 a.m. Feb. 13 by someone who entered through a sliding glass door. Once inside, according to the victim, the burglar made off with a $700 television set, $850 in cash and $50 in coins.

* A 47-year-old Powell man and a Columbus resident, 38, said they were the victims of an attempted robbery at 6:39 p.m. Feb. 13 in the 1800 block of Tamarack Circle South.

* Speaking through an interpreter, a 21-year-old woman told an officer she was robbed at 5:29 p.m. Feb. 12 in the 2300 block of Parkgreen Place. She said her $80 purse containing $600 in cash, her passport and birth certificate were among the items taken.

* The general manager of a convenience store-gas station in the 800 block of East Dublin-Granville Road said he was punched three times in the face at 10:27 p.m. Feb. 10 after asking an individual who was "acting out" to leave the business.

"A physical altercation then broke out and the victim stated the suspect struck him in the face three times," according to the responding officer. "The victim had minor injuries to his face. The suspect was not on scene at the time of officers' arrival and the victim stated he did not wish to pursue criminal charges."

* A Kirkland Way man, 30, was arrested for robbery at 12:10 p.m. Feb. 9 after allegedly becoming impatient and walking out of a store in the 1200 block of East Dublin-Granville Road with a bottle of malt liquor for which he had not paid. A woman who works at the convenience store said the man came in and took the bottle from a cooler.

"The suspect stood in line for a minute but was impatient and decided to leave without paying for the item," the arresting officer wrote." The victim stated that she ran out into the lot to confront the suspect but was punched in the face several times. The suspect ran and the witness followed. Officers were able to locate the suspect with the help of the witness and the clerk.