Blotter: Man tells police he was punched, robbed

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A suspect is still on the loose after allegedly taking a man’s wallet late Monday, police said.

Shortly before midnight, a 24-year-old man reported to police that he was walking to his car in the 2200 block of Stella Street when a man came up from behind and punched him in the head, according to Officer Ryan Grelle, spokesman for Denton police.

The victim did not require medical attention.

The victim told police that his wallet was then taken and the assailant ran off toward Bonnie Brae Street.

Officers were unable to locate the suspect, according to police records.

Other reports

1100 block of West Collins Street — Tools valued at more than $500 were reported taken from a toolbox recently. A 21-year-old Denton resident reported that someone opened his locked tool box and took tools and accessories valued at $545. While trying to force open the toolbox, the thief damaged the paint on the victim’s vehicle, reports stated.

Roundup

From 7 a.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Tuesday:

Denton County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers handled 735 service and officer-initiated calls and booked 40 people into Denton County Jail.

Denton police responded to 233 service and officer-initiated calls and posted 21 reports online.

Denton firefighters responded to five vehicle accidents, 14 medical calls and one water leak.

Argyle police responded to one forgery report, one welfare concern, 12 traffic calls and one animal complaint.

Aubrey firefighters responded to five medical calls. Aubrey police responded to one disturbance call, one suspicious activity call, nine traffic complaints and one criminal trespass call.

Bartonville police responded to one theft and one animal complaint.

Corinth police assisted one agency and responded to one assault, one burglary report, one medical call, one Child Protective Services referral, one intoxicated person, one report of loose livestock, 38 traffic calls, one terroristic threat report, six traffic calls, one traffic accident and nine animal complaints.

Double Oak police responded to one burglary, six traffic calls and one forgery report.

Flower Mound police responded to one intoxicated person.

Hickory Creek police responded to two suspicious activity calls, one theft call and 22 traffic calls.

Justin firefighters responded to three medical calls. Justin police responded to six traffic calls.

Krum firefighters responded to one medical call. Krum police responded to one harassment report, one reckless driver, three traffic calls, one welfare concern and one traffic accident.

Lake Cities firefighters responded to one medical call and one traffic transport incident. Lake Dallas police responded to one traffic call.

Little Elm firefighters responded to five medical calls and two traffic transport incidents. Little Elm police responded to one Child Protective Services report, one forgery report, one missing person, two ordinance violations, three suspicious activity calls, one theft report, five traffic calls, two welfare concerns, five traffic transport incidents and six animal complaints.

Northeast police assisted one agency and responded to 12 traffic calls.

Northlake police responded to one theft call, two traffic calls, one welfare concern and one disturbance call.

Oak Point firefighters responded to three medical calls. Oak Point police responded to one noise complaint, three ordinance violations, eight traffic calls and one suspicious activity call.

Ponder firefighters assisted one citizen.

Pilot Point police responded to one forgery report, one suspicious activity calls, seven traffic calls and two traffic transport incidents.

Sanger firefighters responded to one medical call. Sanger police assisted one agency, one motorist and responded to one assault, one prowler call, two suspicious activity calls, five traffic calls and one traffic complaint.

The Colony firefighters responded to 11 medical calls, one traffic accident and assisted one agency.

Trophy Club firefighters responded to four medical calls. Trophy Club police responded to two noise complaints, one report of gun shots heard and one medical call.

— Megan Gray


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