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HANOVER TWP. — A Diamond Avenue woman reported her home was burglarized between 10 p.m. Friday and 2:30 a.m. Saturday, police said.


A Toshiba laptop computer, cigarettes and cash from the apartment was reported stolen, police said.


NANTICOKE — An 11-year-old boy was struck by a car while riding his bicycle around 9:30 p.m. on Apollo Circle, police said. Police have not named the boy or driver and say an investigation is ongoing.


The boy was thrown from his bicycle and landed on the car’s hood. The boy was treated at Geisinger Hospital for facial injuries and other abrasions. The female driver was uninjured.


WILKES-BARRE — City police reported the following:


• A Wilkes-Barre man was arrested on charges of aggravated assault and making terroristic threats Tuesday.


Steven Fox, 25, was arraigned before district Judge Donald Whittaker on six felony counts of aggravated assault, three misdemeanor counts of making terroristic threats and three summary counts of reckless endangerment, according to court documents.


Fox was jailed for lack of $100,000 cash bail. A pre-trial hearing is scheduled for Thursday.


• While driving on East Main Street, a Wilkes-Barre man struck a boy who reportedly ran into the street Wednesday, police said. The boy was treated at Geisinger Wyoming Valley for moderate injuries.


• A Monroe Street home was reportedly burglarized and an unidentified thief stole copper pipe and wiring.


• An unidentified thief stole six hair clippers, five blades and a bag of lollipops from Phil’s Barber Shop Friday along Park Avenue. The value of items stolen is estimated to be about $950.


• A Scranton woman reported she was robbed of a half-carat diamond ring on a white gold band after she went to Wilkes-Barre to sell it Monday.


The woman, whose name was not released, had advertised the ring using the Craigslist website and said she met an unidentified black male who appeared to be in his 20s, about 5 feet, 7 inches tall and wearing blue and white Nike Jordan high-top sneakers, police said.


The man lured the woman behind a home at 261 N. Main Street, police said. After claiming he did not have a key, took the ring and ran, police said.


• A 2010 blue and white ATV was reportedly stolen from a home along Bruce Lane, police said.


• A man was assaulted and robbed of his mobile phone around 10:15 p.m. Friday near Turkey Hill on George Avenue, police said. The victim described his attacker as a large white male. Police have no leads in this case.


• A Kingston man was arrested on retail theft charges Wednesday after he allegedly stole a T-shirt from Boscov’s along South Main Street.


Nathaniel Miller, 26, was arraigned before district Judge Rick Cronauer for one count of misdemeanor retail theft and jailed at Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of $7,500 bail, court records show. A pre-trial hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday.


• Linda Vincent, 42, was arrested Wednesday on Madison Street after police noticed she was highly intoxicated. She was held at police headquarters until she sobered, cited for public drunkenness and released, police said.


• An unidentified thief robbed Outsiders Saloon, South Main Street, around 9 a.m. Friday taking a cash drawer and a metal change box after smashing the bar’s glass door, police said. Police did not know the total loss from the theft and damage.


• A central air conditioning unit reportedly was stolen Wednesday from behind a a Mundy Street property, police said.


• Samuel Gomez, 24, of Scranton was cited for urinating in public Thursday near the Luzerne National Bank building, Public Square, police said.


• A silver GT Nomad bicycle was stolen Thursday from a New Market Street, police said.


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