Police Blotter: 7-Year-Old Tries Out Handcuffs; Items Stripped From Mannequins

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

A store manager reported the theft of items from mannequins placed outside his business, and he said part of one mannikin was swiped as well.

The official of Touba on S. Kelley Street said he saw three black males outside the store. He said they lifted two shirts off mannequins - a peach-colored one and a multi-colored one.

Then they took off half a leg of a mannequin - together with the leggins.

They stuffed the items in their vehicle and took off.

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Dr. Patrick McNamara reported that someone tampered with the heating and air unit at his dental office at Hamilton Park Drive.

They cut into the sides and took all the copper.

The damage estimate was $5,000.

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An employee at Kohl's said she saw Amber Anderson put two pieces of jewelry in her jacket pocket.

After she tried to get outside without paying, the $172.50 in items were recovered.

She was cited for theft under $500.

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A woman told police she received a call saying she had won $50,000.

She was told that in order to collect the prize she needed to provide some earnest money. She made $860 available through her Paypal account and provided the numbers to access it.

When she showed up to collect her jackpot at Regions Bank, there was no one there to meet her.

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A man on Memphis Drive found his seven-year-old son handcuffed to a bedpost.

The boy told police he was curious about how the handcuffs worked after coming across them.

An officer was able to get him freed from the bed.    


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