Man attempts to lure two girls with candy

The male was unknown to the girls, but had been seen watching several neighborhood children in the recent past.

Sept. 20

Brotherly violence: At approximately 2:21 a.m. near the 500 block of SW 320th Place, police responded to a call of a physical domestic situation. Two brothers were involved in a verbal argument that turned physical after a night of drinking. It turned physical when the suspect brother broke down the victim’s brother’s door and started beating him. The victim had several injuries consistent with punching and kicking as well as a bite mark on his chest. The aggressor did not appear to have any injuries. The aggressor was placed in jail but the victim refused to cooperate with the investigation because he didn’t want his brother to get in trouble.

Stolen generator: At approximately 2:06 p.m. near the 1000 block of S. 324th St., the reporting party called in regards to a stolen generator. The party said a generator was stolen by unknown suspects the reporting party was using to fix wiring in Celebration Park. The generator was being used to power a vacuum at the time it was stolen. There is currently no suspect information. The approximate value is $1,000.

Phone threats: At approximately 2:12 p.m. near the 2200 block of S. Star Lake Road, a woman reported to police that she received a text message from an unknown number telling her to pay $15,000 or the person sending the texts would kill her and her daughter. The woman did not know who the message could be from and did not recognize the number. The woman also told police she received a check in the mail that day for $1,200 that she later found out was fraudulent. She thought the two circumstances may have been related but she was unsure. The woman has destroyed the check and blocked the number. The report was made for documentation only.

Almost break-in: At approximately 6:44 p.m. near the 1200 block of S. 336th St., the reporting party called to say her front door had been severely damaged, as if someone had tried to kick it open. The deadbolt was not broken and it did not appear that entry had been made. The reporting party said at first she did not know who may have done this, but later told police she may have an idea. She said she would contact police if she had any potential suspects.

Sept. 21

Bar fight: At approximately 1:34 p.m. near the 2000 block of S. 320th St., officers responded to an assault call at Cafe Arizona. A fight broke out after the suspect confronted the victims about grabbing the suspect’s wife. The suspect then began assaulting both victims, causing substantial injury to victim two, who was transported to St. Francis Hospital. The suspect was booked into SCORE.

Ditch driving: At approximately 2:24 p.m. near the 2600 block of S. 312th St., A driver was traveling down South 312th Street when they lost control and drove into a ditch, hitting a tree. The driver was unconscious upon officer contact and was taken to the hospital in an ambulance.

Child luring: At approximately 8:49 p.m. near the 31500 block of 1st Ave. S., a male suspect attempted to lure two young girls by repeatedly offering to take them to the store to buy candy. The male was unknown to the girls, but had been seen watching several neighborhood children in the recent past. He offered and gave both girls $10 cash for candy.

Sept. 22

Robbery at knifepoint: At approximately 8:37 p.m. near the 27500 block of Pacific Highway S., a victim called 911 to report two suspects tried to rob him at a nearby McDonalds. One of the suspects was armed with a knife and the other with a rock, and they demanded the victim hand over their earbuds. When the victim refused, a verbal argument ensued and the police were called. The victim refused to cooperate with the investigation. The suspect with the rock attempted to flee but was detained, but the suspect with the knife was not located.

Sept. 24

Assault with threats: At approximately 11:03 p.m. near the 29400 Pacific Highway S., a suspect approached the victim outside of their apartment building and assaulted her while also threatening to kill her. Witnesses stated the suspect appeared to be high and was maniacal. The suspect fled and there was no answer at his door.

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