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Attempt to fill faked prescription reported

FLINT TWP. — Police were called to the 2300 block of Stonebridge Drive at 3:15 p.m. on April 26 to take a report from a physician about a fraudulent attempt to fill a prescription using his form. The physician said he had been notified by a pharmacy on Clio Road in the city of Flint about a 16-year-old male attempting to fill a prescription written on the doctor’s prescription form. The physician said he did not write the prescription and the suspect, based on the name given, was not his patient. He did not know how the suspect obtained his form. Police took a larceny report and told the physician to also file a report with the Flint Police Department about the apparently pilfered prescription form.

Arrest made, property recovered after mall theft

FLINT TWP. — An officer assigned to Genesee Valley shopping center was advised by mall security of a male subject observed concealing bottles of cologne on his person inside Sears department store at about 6:30 p.m. on April 27. The suspect went to his car and left the scene. Based on a description of his vehicle and its last known location, the officer patrolled the area and caught up with the vehicle on Lennon Road near Miller. The suspect then pulled into a parking lot and fled on foot but was quickly found hiding in the bathroom of a nearby business. A 37-year-old Flint man was arrested and police recovered the stolen merchandise. He was also found to be driving with a suspended license.

Brothers attacked by unknown assailants

FLINT TWP. — Police were dispatched to the 1400 block of Mitson Blvd. at 9:30 p.m. on April 27 in response to a complaint by two brothers, ages 16 and 18, who said they had been assaulted without provocation by two males unknown to them. The incident reportedly happened at the corner of Maxson Street and Hatherly Avenue. Their attackers were described as black males about six-feet tall, in their early 20s who fled north towards Flushing Road after the attack. Police have no suspects. One of the victims said he was punched and kicked in the head and sustained facial injuries but medical attention was not necessary.

Teens squabbling leads to assault charges

FLINT TWP. — Police took a report at 7 p.m. on April 27 about a fight that took place in the 3100 block of Augusta Street. It started with a back-andforth mouthing off between youths that led to one of them showing up at the home of the other with a challenge to go behind a house to fight. As a result a 17-year-old male was arrested for assaulting a 14-year-old who sustained facial injuries. — Compiled by Rhonda Sanders


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