Equipment and tools worth more than $20,000 were stolen from a construction site in the 3600 block of Brinell Street West, off Indianola Avenue, between 2 p.m. Aug. 30 and 6:30 a.m. Sept. 3, Columbus police reports said.
Someone used a cutting tool to gain access to construction containers, according to reports.
Stolen items include $8,500 worth of copper and power tools and accessories worth $13,470, reports said.
In other recent Clintonville-area police reports:
* A rape or sexual assault of a victim age 16 or older was reported at 3:58 a.m. Sept. 1 on the north side of Clintonville.
* A resident of the 100 block of West Pacemont Road told police someone entered the home via an unlocked kitchen window between 5 p.m. Aug. 28 and 10:15 a.m. Sept. 3 and stole a video-game console worth $600, a TV valued at $400 and pieces of jewelry, together worth $1,400, as well as a passport.
* A burglar stole a video-game console worth $300 and two necklaces, together worth $40, during a break-in between 3 and 4:42 p.m. Sept. 2 in the 100 block of West Weber Road, according to reports.
* A man told police at 10:55 a.m. Aug. 29 that someone had stolen his car early that morning from the first block of West Weber Road.
The man said the car is worth $4,000 and contained five leather jackets, together worth $5,000.
He later told police the car had not been stolen, but he simply had forgotten where he parked it, according to reports.
* A woman reported her SUV was stolen between 9:30 p.m. Aug. 28 and 6:46 p.m. Aug. 29 from the 3100 block of Indianola Avenue.
* A woman reported her car's tires were slashed while the vehicle was parked in the 600 block of Wetmore Road between 11 p.m. Aug. 30 and 8:45 a.m. Aug. 31.
Damage was estimated at $129.
* Two residents of the first block of Tibet Road told police their vehicles' windows were borken and a bag worth $60 was stolen from one of the vehicles at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 29.
Damage to the vehicles was estimated at $800.
* The manager of a store in the 4900 block of North High Street told police that a person had stolen two food items and was standing in front of the store, eating the food and bothering customers, around 8:30 a.m. Sept. 1. The suspect reportedly refused to leave until officers arrived, then was told not to return to the store.
* An employee of a store in the 3300 block of Indianola Avenue told police someone stole a $25 case of beer and ran to a waiting vehicle, which fled the scene.
The theft took place at 12:50 p.m. Sept. 1, reports said.
* The rear window of a vehicle was broken during an argument at the corner of North High Street and East California Avenue, according to a report filed at 7:06 p.m. Aug. 30. Damage was estimated at $500.