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[BUSTED] 01-08-2014

by Eric Ginsburg

The best and worst of Triad police blotters, as compiled

MEN TAKE LAPTOP, LEAVE WOUNDS

On Jan. 4 at 2:16 p.m., Greensboro police officers responded to the 3100 block of Utah Place for a breaking-and-entering and assault report. Officers met the victim, who stated he was exiting his apartment when two unknown men wearing hoods forcibly entered his apartment and struck him several times in the head. The victim reported that the thieves took his laptop and left his apartment. After searching the apartment complex, officers were unable to find any witnesses. The victim was transported to Cone Hospital with serious, but non-lifethreatening injuries.

SHOTS FIRED, NO INJURIES

In the wee hours of Jan. 1, officers responded to 800 block of Reid Street in Greensboro for a call of shooting into a home. Officers determined that nobody was injured and discovered that at least three rounds were fired into the residence. Officers also were not able to determine how many suspects were involved or the type of firearm that was used.

SCHOOL IS OUT, BUT CLASS IS IN

Many students may spend weekdays staring at the classroom clock, watching the seconds tick away until they can leave, but Greensboro police reported that two juveniles pursued the opposing urge last week, trying to sneak back into school.

At 2:12 a.m. on Jan. 4, officers responded to a breaking-andentering report at Brightwood Elementary in Greensboro. Upon arriving at the school, officers were met by a school employee who said they observed two juvenile males attempting to climb through a classroom window. The officers inspected the classroom and saw the suspects running from the scene. K-9 and officers were able to apprehend the juveniles and then contact their parents and interview them. Charges are pending at this time. !

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