* A man told Columbus police at 12:24 a.m. April 24 that he returned to his residence in the 100 block of Broad Meadows Boulevard to discover that someone had broken in, "damaged almost every piece of property of his" and stole several items.

Items taken included two televisions worth a combined $1,200, a $2,000 sectional couch and a video-game console valued at $400, according to reports.

In other recent Clintonville-area police reports:

* A girl told police at 8:56 a.m. April 26 she had been assaulted April 24 in the 200 block of East Weber Road.

The victim said she was "struck several times about the head region" by a person she identified.

* A man who lives in the 200 block of Croswell Road filed a complaint at 12:48 p.m. April 25 regarding fraud. The victim said someone stole his personal check for $200 to an insurance company and cashed it at a bank April 6. He provided officers with the name used in the transaction.

* An employee of a store in the 3100 block of North High Street called police to report that between 3 and 3:10 p.m. April 24, three individuals had shoplifted merchandise.

The employee said the trio left the store with $38 worth of sunglasses and cigarette lighters worth $10.

* The manager of a business in the 4500 block of North High Street summoned police at 10:29 a.m. April 24 to request they issue a trespass warning to a man who allegedly had been bothering customers.

"The offender repeatedly has begged for money and then bothered patrons who refuse (or) do not provide any money," according to the responding officer.

* A car valued at $5,000 was reported stolen at 10:25 a.m. April 24. The owner said the vehicle was taken from in front of his residence in the first block of Olentangy Street after 6 p.m. April 22.

* A man was arrested at 8:15 a.m. April 24 after officers responded to the 200 block of Broad Meadows Boulevard to a report of an assault in progress.

* About $2 worth of change was reported stolen from a vehicle at 7:42 a.m. April 23. The owner said the theft occurred between midnight and 6 a.m. while the car was parked in the 100 block of East Weisheimer Road.

* A woman from North Carolina said she was assaulted in a home in the first block of East Pacemont Road at 1 a.m. April 23. The man she accused of the assault, according to the responding officer, said she was the aggressor and he stopped her from striking him. Both victim and suspect were referred to the prosecutor's office.

* Gift cards and cash worth $100, along with a debit card and a credit card, were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 400 block of East Como Avenue between 5 and 6 a.m. April 22.

The victim said the debit card was used at 10:46 a.m. that day.

* Police were summoned to a store in the 2800 block of North High Street at 8:35 a.m. April 22 to take a report on the theft of $200 worth of shrimp.

* A 2013 Acura worth $20,000 was reported stolen from the first block of Webster Park Avenue between 9 p.m. April 21 and 10 a.m. April 22 by its owner. He said it had been parked in front of his home and that the valet key may have been in the car.

* A woman told an officer at 8:04 a.m. April 21 that a week earlier a suspect "was using his cellphone to film her in a state of nudity without her permission" in the 500 block of Broad Meadows Boulevard. According to reports, the incident took place between 6 and 6:30 p.m. April 14.

* A woman contacted police at 2:18 p.m. April 20 to report identity theft.

The victim said a representative of a bank informed her of the matter. She told police she wrote a check to her utility company April 13 and dropped it at a U.S. Postal Service receptacle in the 4300 block of North High Street. The woman said she thinks someone took the check and altered the amount to $1,800.80 before cashing it.

* Someone reportedly broke into a utility company's vehicle that had been parked in the 100 block of Acton Road between 7:15 p.m. April 19 and 6 p.m. April 20.

Safety gear worth $2,000 and tools valued at $1,000 were removed from unlocked storage compartments in the vehicle, reports said.

* A resident of the first block of Fitz Henry Boulevard told police at 4 p.m. April 19 that an official with her bank notified her that someone unknown made several purchases with her debit card. The unauthorized purchases took place between 2:30 p.m. April 18 and 2 p.m. April 19.