April 29, 2016


Police roundup: Oct. 28

Woman stabbed in Lorain alley
LORAIN — A Livingston Avenue woman was jumped from behind and stabbed in the side shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday as she walked through a Broadway alley, according to a Lorain police report.

Caprice Anderson, 23, said a black female in her mid-20s and a black male in his 30s with a scar on his forehead attacked her behind Auto Zone and tried to rip off her jacket, the report said.

Anderson told police she fought them and escaped to her residence, where she called for help. Police found her with a scratch on her neck and a puncture wound in her side, the report said. She was taken to CHP Regional Medical Center for treatment.

No suspects were located.

Stolen car found on fire in street
LORAIN — A 1995 Honda Civic stolen from Olmsted Township was found in flames at West 22nd Street and Utica Avenue about 1:56 a.m. Wednesday, according to a Lorain police report.

An Ohio Highway Patrol trooper spotted the car with a small fire inside and grabbed a fire extinguisher. Before he could act, the fire became too large for him to handle, the report said.

Several license plates — including one from a car involved in an Oct. 18 fire — were found melted to the vehicle’s floor, the report said.

Teen girl attacks Longfellow principal
LORAIN — Longfellow Middle School Principal Alexis Hayden was treated by school nurses earlier this week after she was attacked by an angry student, according to a Lorain police report.

A 14-year-old girl was found in a school restroom, punching a metal dispenser and a paper towel dispenser and screaming, the report said. Hayden told the girl several times to stop, and the teen began kicking the principal when Hayden moved to restrain her, the report said.

The teen did not calm down until she was placed in handcuffs by the school safety officer, the report said. Hayden was bruised and cut on her right foot during the scuffle, the report said.

The girl was accepted into the Lorain County Detention Home and is facing a juvenile count of assault. She was suspended from school, the report said.