A burglary was reported to the Columbus Division of Police as having occurred between 5 and 6:31 p.m. on Nov. 19 at a West Ninth Avenue residence near Neil Avenue. According to the online police log, unknown suspect(s) pried open the lock of the front door and took $1,540 of property, including gaming consoles, a laptop and video games.
A burglary was reported to the Columbus Police as having occurred between 5 and 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday at an East 15th Avenue residence near North Fourth Street. According to the online police log, unknown suspect(s) entered the residence without permission and took $3,030 of property, including bags, books, jewelry, watches, a camera, film, shoes and makeup.
A burglary and incident of criminal damaging was reported to the Columbus Police as having occurred between noon Thursday and 9:40 a.m. Saturday at a Neil Avenue residence near West Oakland Avenue. According to the online police log, unknown suspect(s) kicked the rear door of the residence and took a $400 laptop, causing $500 in damages.
An assault was reported to the Columbus Police as having occurred at 12:15 p.m. on Saturday near the corner of East 12th Avenue and Indianola Avenue. According to the online police log, three suspects were giving the victim a hard time about wearing blue on the day of the Ohio State and Michigan game, and the suspects proceeded to assault him by “punching his legs before he was able to run to safety.”
A burglary was reported to University Police as having occurred between 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday at a Buckeye Village apartment. According to the public safety notice released by Ohio State on Sunday, an unknown person(s) forced entry through the locked front door of the apartment and stole electronics and personal items.
Neighborhood Safety Notice
Two robberies were reported to the Columbus Police as having occurred on Sunday at 12:50 a.m. and 8 p.m. respectively. Both robberies occurred near Chittenden Avenue and Pearl Street.
According to the neighborhood safety notice released by the university on Monday, the victim in the first incident was approached by an unknown male in his mid-to-late 20s dressed in a hooded sweatshirt. The suspect showed a handgun and stole the first victim’s money and cellphone.
The second victim was approached by two unknown males in their mid-to-late 20s, where they also threatened the victim at gunpoint and stole money. The notice was sent due to the university viewing the crimes as a trend, according to the notice.