A man suspected of stealing merchandise from a retail store allegedly threatened an employee by saying he had a knife in his pants before he left the premises, according to Columbus Division of Police incident reports.

The incident occurred between 6:50 and 7:05 p.m. Nov. 21 at a store in the 3700 block of West Dublin-Granville Road.

Reports said the suspect entered the store carrying a bag with some merchandise and activated a theft sensor when he passed it.

He was confronted by an employee near the front doors and made his threatening comment, reports said.

In other recent incident reports from the neighborhood:

* Between 10 p.m. Nov. 19 and 6 a.m. Nov. 20 in the 5900 block of Aqua Bay Drive, someone broke the passenger window of a vehicle and stole $1,300 cash, identification and various credit cards.

* A $2,000 Buick LeSabre was reported stolen between 6 a.m. Nov. 11 and 5 p.m. Nov. 19 from the 5400 block of Coral Berry Drive.

* A 70-year-old man was arrested after making two bomb threats -- one at 12:03 a.m. and the other at 12:16 a.m. Nov. 23 -- against a business in the 5400 bock of Bethel Sawmill Center.

* At 7:26 p.m. Nov. 19, two suspects stole $3,505 worth of cologne from a store in the 3600 bock of West Dublin-Granville Road.

A store employee attempted to stop the thieves, who loaded up a cart and walked past her, reports said.

* Computer items valued at $1,528 were stolen at 2:53 a.m. Nov. 24 from a store in the 7700 block of Sawmill Road.