Two men and a girl told police they were robbed at gunpoint by five suspects while sitting in a car parked in the 5000 block of Cobblestone Drive at 10 p.m. Oct. 24.
The victims, men ages 19 and 20, and the juvenile, told Columbus police the suspects made off with a $700 cellphone, $245 in cash, a book bag, wallets, credit cards and some clothing.
In other recent Columbus Division of Police incident reports from northwest Columbus:
* A 29-year-old woman who lives in the 7900 block of Abbyshire Court reported at 3:39 p.m. Oct. 21 she had received unwanted messages that morning from a man with whom she had ended a relationship.
The victim also said she had instructed the man to leave her alone. "The victim reported after she told the suspect this the suspect then sent her numerous text messages and told her he would cause her to lose her job, get evicted from her residence and threatened to post explicit pictures of her online," the responding officer noted.
* A man who lives in the 5000 block of Silver Pine Lane told an officer at 9:45 a.m. Oct. 24 someone extorted $1,500 from him by threatening to release photos and videos from his phone.
The victim, 34, said he was on Skype with someone he didn't know at 8 the previous morning "when the suspect started showing the victim pictures and videos from the victim's phone," according to the complaint.
"Victim stated he didn't know how the suspect got the pictures and videos. Victim stated the suspect then told him to wire him money or he would release the photos and videos. Victim stated he did send money through MoneyGram."
That transaction was for $700, but the victim said the suspect demanded more money and he wired another $800 through Western Union.
* A man who got into an argument with a coworker at 10 a.m. Oct. 24 in the 2300 block of Sawmill Place continued to vent to a witness after the other man left the scene and allegedly made a death threat.
The witness contacted police on behalf of the 34-year-old subject of the threat. "The victim ended up leaving the job site but the suspect stayed and continued to work," the report states.
"After the victim had left, the suspect was talking with the witness and was venting about the incident with the victim. When the witness asked the suspect what would you do if the victim did something, the suspect replied, 'I would defend myself by putting two in his chest and one in the head, there goes $30 in ammo.' "
* Handguns, rifles and a shotgun worth a combined $5,100 were reported stolen at 5:33 p.m. Oct. 23 from a residence in the 5000 block of St. Paul's Street.
The victim, a 36-year-old man, said the weapons were taken sometime after 10:30 a.m. Oct. 14. He added that there was no sign of forced entry and other valuable items were not removed.
* The owner of a food truck had a $5,000 generator stolen while the vehicle was parked in the 2600 block of Billingsley Road, according to a report filed at 4:32 p.m. Oct. 22. According to the victim, someone cut a security cable and removed the generator between 10:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and 8 a.m. Oct. 22.
* Two women, one a 36-year-old from Dublin and the other a 29-year-old Grove City resident, each accused the other of assault after they engaged in a fight at 10 a.m. Oct. 22 in the Mall at Tuttle Crossing.
Both of the women had visible injuries, according to the responding officer, and a Columbus Division of Fire medic unit administered first aid.
The two women were referred to the Franklin County Prosecutor's Office.