Two girls said a man who appeared to be about 70 years old exposed himself to them at 6:06 p.m. June 10 at Whetstone Park, 3923 N. High St.

The girls told Columbus police officers they were in the woods at the back of the park when the suspect stepped out from behind a bush and pulled his pants down.

In other recent Clintonville-area police reports:

* A woman told police at 11:20 a.m. June 14 that one of her personal checks had been stolen earlier from the rear drive-through mailbox of the U.S. Post Office, 4364 N. High St.

The victim said the theft took place between June 1 and 3, and that the check was cashed June 4 after the amount was altered from $137.67 to $750 and the payee was changed to an individual's name.

The woman also stated the memo section was changed to "payment for portraits."

* Two boys told police they were pushed to the ground at 4:07 p.m. June 7 near the intersection of North High Street and Webster Park Avenue by more than one suspect who robbed them of a bicycle, a pair of shoes and $5 in cash.

* A Dublin woman said her vehicle was damaged in the 3500 block of North High Street by a man on a bicycle at 7:49 p.m. June 13.

The woman told police she learned only the suspect's first name and phone number before he fled the scene on his bike. The officer called the number, according to reports, but the suspect was "uncooperative" over the phone.

Damage to the woman's vehicle was estimated at $1,000.

* The manager of a business in the 5000 block of North High Street said two suspects entered at 3:45 p.m. June 13.

While one of them distracted an employee, the other reportedly went behind the counter and took $250 from the cash register. They both fled on foot, heading northbound on High Street, reports said.

* An individual suspected of shoplifting at 12:49 p.m. June 13 from a business in the 100 block of Graceland Boulevard, and whom the manager accused of committing the same crime the day before, was issued a warning from police not to return to the property, reports said.

* A woman from the village of McDonald contacted police at 5:53 p.m. June 13 to report a license plate had been stolen from her car while it was parked in the 200 block of West Lakeview Avenue. The victim said the rear license plate was removed between 5:30 p.m. June 4 and 10:30 p.m. June 12.

* A woman was charged with falsification at 9:23 p.m. June 12 after summoning officers to the 500 block of Broad Meadows Boulevard claiming to have been robbed in front of her apartment by an unknown man.

Officers reviewed security footage that allegedly showed the suspect leaving her apartment and rubbing dirt on her knees, according to reports.

* Equipment and tools valued at more than $8,100 were stolen from a man's work vehicle while it was parked in a business lot in the 3400 block of North High Street between 4 p.m. June 12 and 8 a.m. June 13.

* A representative of a business filed a fraud complaint at 9:30 a.m. June 12 after she discovered June 6 five counterfeit business checks that were printed, signed and cashed at a bank in the 4000 block of North High Street. The report did not include the amount of the checks.

* Damage was estimated at $500 after a resident of the 1900 block of Brighton Road at 2:04 p.m. June 11 reported discovering gang graffiti on a fence.

The man said the tagging took place between midnight and 6 a.m.

* A woman told an officer that someone who had "helped her with home maintenance issues" in the past stopped by her house in the 600 block of Yaronia Drive South on at 11 a.m. June 11. At 1:03 p.m., the woman said she realized her wallet containing $100 in cash, her driver's license and two credit cards was missing.

* Officers were able to lift fingerprints from a van a witness observed being broken into at 8:55 p.m. June 10 in the 200 block of Webster Park Avenue, reports said. Before police arrived, the suspects made off with $1,510 worth of tools, according to reports.

* A man reported at 10:46 a.m. June 9 that someone stole his car from the 200 block of Arden Road.

The vehicle was taken after 6:15 p.m. June 8.