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Police briefs
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Scams reported

A scam and attempted scam were reported last Friday at the Great Bend Police office.
A woman said an unknown male approached her at her residence and asked for personal information so he could estimate the damage to the roof. There was no roof damage and she told him to leave.
 A fraud case was taken Friday after an individual at a 10th St. business received a phone call asking that person to wire $346 to Florida.


Suspect flees from stolen pickup

A brief police pursuit occurred around 11:23 p.m. Friday at Kansas and Broadway Ave. A Great Bend Police officer reported a blue Toyota pickup ran a red light. The driver parked on the west side of the Family Crisis Center and then fled on foot. The pickup was towed.
At 11:31 p.m., police received a report that a blue Toyota with no bed had been stolen from 1612 Morphy.


Aggravated assault, battery reported

Great Bend Police issued an attempt to locate (ATL) notice on a known male Saturday afternoon after a domestic case escalated. A woman reported the suspect had battered her and threatened to kill her while holding a knife to her ribs.
In an unrelated case, a woman reported an aggravated battery occurred around 3 a.m. when a known person allegedly ran over her foot in an attempt to run her over. This was reported at 3:54 p.m. as an officer was investigating a report of a keyed vehicle at 2810 18th St.