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November 26, 2013

Assault, robbery reported near Rally’s

FRANKFORT — Richmond police were called Nov. 19 to Baptist Health Richmond after receiving a report about an assault. The victim told police he was walking behind Rally’s on the Eastern Bypass when he was approached by four men who were unknown to him. The victim said the men kicked and punched him several times while taking his wallet and cash, according to the report.

The victim had several bruises, a puncture to his chin and a laceration to his left ear. Estimated loss: $615.            

Thefts & burglaries

Nov. 22

• The owner of a vacant residence on North Madison Avenue reported that the home had been broken into some time during the previous three days and an unknown brand miter saw and some copper piping had been removed. Entry was gained by forcing open the rear door. Estimated loss: $450.

Nov. 21

• A resident of Grand Campus at Yorick Place apartments, Barnes Mill Road, reported that her silver Apple MacBook Pro laptop compu

Nov. 20

• A representative of Gates Hyundai, Atwood Drive, reported that two iPads had been stolen from the reception area of the business within the past several months. The two stolen items were described as an iPad Mini and an iPad Equis. Estimated loss: $1,000.

• Residents of an apartment in the 300 block of Claiborne Drive reported that several items had been stolen from the home sometime in mid-August. The following items were reported missing:  a black PlayStation 3 gaming system; a black Toshiba laptop computer; a black Element 42-inch television, a black Sony Nex 5 digital camera in black bag with lenses; a white iPad mini, 16 GB; and a black Sharp sound system with five small speakers and a small subwoofer. Estimated loss: $2,643.

Nov. 19

• Police were dispatched to the 100 block of South Keeneland Drive after receiving a criminal mischief complaint. The victim told police someone had used some sort of tool to damage the left side tires on his pickup, which rendered them irreparable. The victim said the mischief must have taken place during the previous 15 hours. Estimated damages: $280.

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