Stolen car involved in hit-and-run accident
FLINT TWP. — A pick-up truck reported stolen from the 2200 block of Lodge Road was recovered by Flint police officers after it had been involved in a hit-and-run accident in Flint. No further information is available about the driver who abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot after the accident. The truck was reported stolen about 9:30 a.m. Feb. 17. The owner said when he went to bed about 10 p.m. the night before, the truck was in the driveway but gone when he woke up the next morning.
Attempted purse-snatching at Sunridge Apartment complex
FLINT TWP. — On Feb. 17 at about 9:10 p.m., police responded to a call about an attempted strong-arm robbery in the 3300 block of Flushing Road at the Sunridge Apartments complex. The victim, a 41-year-old Flint woman, told police she was walking through the complex when approached from behind by a black male described as being in his 20s, with a slight build and wearing a dark baseball cap and white T-shirt. A struggle ensued over her purse and she was struck in her head and face but held onto her purse. The suspect fled on foot. The woman showed no visible injuries but was transported to McLaren Medical Center to be checked out, according to the police report.
Early morning break-in at Fenton Road business
FLINT TWP. — Two 18-year-old Burton men were arrested Saturday on charges of breaking and entering at a business in the 4000 block of Fenton Road. Officers responded to an alarm at about 5 a.m. on Feb. 19 and found a smashed front window and the appearance that someone had been inside the business. Combing the area, the officers found a male acting suspiciously. Upon questioning, he confessed. A second suspect was subsequently located and taken into custody. Both were lodged at the Genesee County Jail.
Electronics taken in apartment break-in
FLINT TWP. — Numerous electronic items were taken in a home invasion reported on Feb. 17 in the 3500 block of Ridgecliff in the Hunter’s Ridge apartment complex. The resident told police that she returned home to find her apartment door standing open. Items reported missing included a laptop computer, an Xbox and a television. The break-in reportedly occurred between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. while the owner was at work. Police have no suspects.— Compiled by Rhonda S. Sanders