A 42-year-old man said he was assaulted at 8:48 p.m. March 7 after getting into a dispute with an individual over the feeding of stray cats at his place of employment in the 5900 block of Sawmill Road.

"When the reporting officer arrived on scene, he was met by the victim, who said the suspect has been coming onto his place of employment at the above address to feed stray cats," the Columbus police officer wrote in the report.

"The victim stated he confronted the suspect about her feeding the cats and how much of a nuisance it is from the standpoint of attracting all sorts of different animals."

He said the woman then assaulted him.

In other recent incident reports from northwest Columbus:

* An $800 television set and jewelry cabinet valued at $75 were among items reported stolen during a burglary in the 7200 block of Skyline Drive East that was reported at 7:18 p.m. March 4. The victim, a 30-year-old woman, said someone forced the front door open after 7:30 that morning.

* A man was detained after he was allegedly caught during a burglary that took place at 2:15 p.m. March 3 in the 2500 block of Sandbury Boulevard. The suspect was not named in the report, which identified the victim as a 32-year-old woman.

* A $200 purse containing gift cards worth $500 and $100 in cash was reported stolen from a locker at a business in the 2500 block of Sawmill Place Boulevard, according to a report filed March 4 at 2:30 p.m.

The 29-year-old victim said the theft took place between 12:40 and 12:43 that afternoon, and that her debit card was subsequently used at two different stores.