Two men told police they were victims of assault, with each accusing the other, at 4:07 p.m. Oct. 10 in the 4800 block of Indianola Avenue.
According to their identical complaints, the men -- one from Columbus the other a Westerville resident -- had an argument over food that became physical, causing minor injuries.
In other recent Clintonville-area police reports:
* A 16-year-old boy was charged with receiving stolen property and theft from a motor vehicle after a witness reported seeing him remove a backpack from a vehicle parked in the 500 block of Crestview Road at 6:12 p.m. Oct. 10.
The boy, who was in the company of two other suspects, ran northbound toward Weber Road after being observed taking the backpack from the open rear window of a car, according to reports.
He was detained near the intersection of Weber and Indianola Avenue, as was one of the other suspects, according to reports. The backpack contained a laptop computer valued at $1,500 and a $700 tablet computer, reports said.
* A doormat worth $75 was reported stolen from a church in the 3800 block of North High Street at 11:30 p.m. Oct. 5. The theft was recorded on video, reports said.
* A drone valued at $100 was stolen at 2:12 p.m. Oct. 11 from a business in the 200 block of Graceland Boulevard, reports said.
* A 32-year-old man told police he was assaulted at 2:47 p.m. Oct. 9 in the 2700 block of North High Street.
The victim said the suspect in the assault began to argue with him, then punched him in the chest once with a closed fist. A witness told the responding officer he witnessed the confrontation but not the alleged punch.
* The theft of a wallet from the 3300 block of Indianola Avenue was reported at 8:14 p.m. Oct. 9. The victim said the wallet contained $42 in cash, a credit card and identification. The theft took place between 5:15 and 5:30 p.m. the day of the report, the victim said.
* A man was arrested in the 2800 block of North High Street for trespassing at 6:18 p.m. Oct. 7. Reports said the suspect previously had been issued a warning to stay away from the property. The officer also said he found a crack pipe and a lighter where the man had been sitting.
* Officers responded at 12:58 a.m. Oct. 6 to a report of a burglary at a business in the 4300 block of Indianola Avenue. The break-in, which caused $200 in damage to an overhead garage door, took place after 9 p.m. the previous day, reports said.
The only property taken, according to reports, was a coin box containing $30 in change.