Blotter: Bicyclist hospitalized after being struck by vehicle

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A bicyclist riding along a bike trail in Denton was hospitalized Saturday morning after being hit by a car.

Police said officers were dispatched at 9:10 a.m. to the 6200 block of Lakeview Boulevard where a man in his 40s was reportedly struck by a woman in her 20s who was driving southbound in a small, four-door vehicle.

Officer Ryan Grelle, spokesman for Denton police, said the bicyclist failed to yield.

The man was transported to Denton Regional Medical Center.

His condition was not immediately available.

 

Other reports

1400 block of Teasley Lane — A 20-year-old woman became a victim of burglary for a second time recently, police said.

Friday afternoon, police responded to the woman’s residence after she reported that someone had entered her apartment earlier that day and taken a camera and laptop.

Police said there were no signs of forced entry into the apartment, but the woman’s spare key had been taken during a recent burglary of her vehicle.

2300 block of West University Drive — Police responded to an assault call at 3 p.m. Friday after a woman reported she had been grabbed by the shoulder and pushed out of an office.

The 67-year-old woman told the responding officer that the store manager assaulted her.

 

Roundup

From 7 a.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday:

*Fifty-five people were booked into Denton County jail.

*Denton police posted 15 reports online.

From Sunday, April 20, to Saturday:

Texas Woman’s University police responded to 66 calls for service and made three reports, three escorts, two arrests and responded to 29 violations.

From Sunday, April 20, to Thursday:

University of North Texas police arrested five people for driving while intoxicated and one minor for public intoxication. They also made one arrest for possession of marijuana less than two ounces, two arrests on warrants from other agencies and one arrest on a warrant. They also responded to five medical calls, two vehicle accidents, one criminal mischief incident involving less than $50 and one theft report involving more than $50 and less than $500. They issued citations for fraudulently using a handicap placard, disorderly conduct and possession of drug paraphernalia and assisted one agency.

— Megan Gray

Denton County Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in these or other crimes. Callers will remain anonymous. Call 1-800-388-TIPS (8477). Reach the Denton police narcotics tip line at 940-565-5801.


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