On the clock1/30/2013
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A man was walking down the sidewalk at the 3100 block of East Euclid around 9 p.m. on Jan. 19 when the suspect came up behind him, pointed a pistol at him and said “give me your money.” When he refused, the suspect hit him over the head with the gun and pushed him down. The suspect then took off running, and the victim went to a nearby business to call police. Benton had a cut to the right side of his forehead and was experiencing chest pains so he was transported to Lutheran hospital.
THE PEACEFUL PLUMBER
A woman told police someone had entered her home at the 1800 block of Arlington Avenue sometime between 2 and 3 p.m. on Jan. 18. She said a plumber was in the basement doing some work for her while no one else was home. The plumber called her and said he heard footsteps upstairs. When he walked upstairs and didn’t find anyone, he realized it wasn’t the homeowner. The woman came home to find her prescription pills, jewelry and her son’s iPhone and iPad were missing from her bedroom.
FAMILY DOLLAR DRIVE-BY
Police investigated a drive-by shooting that occurred at the Family Dollar, 1251 University Ave., just before 8 p.m. on Jan. 18. Police found a bullet on the ground in the store. Employees and customers told police they heard two shots from outside and heard the glass shatter at the front end of the store. Other witnesses in the parking lot also heard the shots and saw a black Yukon at the intersection of 13th and University, which was either being shot at or shot from. Two shell casings were found, and no one was injured. Police continue to investigate. CV