A 31-year-old Prospect Street woman is charged with assault and battery after she allegedly kicked a 42-year-old man who had impregnated her when they were dating, according to Gloucester police.
Eve Lynn Newton allegedly kicked the man, who is homeless, repeatedly after a verbal argument, creating a laceration Thursday night, according to police.
According to police, the two had been in a relationship for about a year, and Newton is about one and a half months pregnant with the man’s baby, police said. Police said they saw the man limping and seemingly intoxicated in the Walgreens parking lot on Main Street at about 7:48 p.m., after the alleged assault.
The man told police about the alleged assault, and said it had occurred outside the Fitz Hugh Lane House.
A witness told police the man had not touched the woman at all during the encounter, police said.
A 17-year-old boy suffered a shoulder injury after being struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle Thursday.
According to the police report, the boy was riding his bicycle on Main Street when he swerved and was struck by the vehicle entering from Chestnut Street.
The boy’s father reported the accident to police Friday morning at about 10 a.m.
The boy was later transported to Addison Gilbert Hospital for the shoulder injury, his father told police. The bicycle’s front rim, tire and pedal were damaged, while the car vehicle was unharmed in the accident, according to police.
A Western Avenue woman called police Thursday evening to report her college degree missing. The woman noted at about 4:29 p.m., that her college degree and her high school diploma were missing, according to Gloucester Police.
A Pleasant Street man called police at 6:14 p.m. Thursday to report that a TomTom GPS had been stolen from his vehicle while it was parked on Pleasant Street overnight Wednesday, police said.
-- Police received a report of a bronze plaque allegedly stolen from a Pirates Lane business Thursday. A representative of the business reported that the 12-by- 18-inch plaque had been stolen overnight Wednesday, police said. The plaque was engraved with the building’s history. .
A Garelick Farms truck driver, making a right turn from Emerson Avenue into a parking lot, struck a ground wire Friday morning, police said.
The accident, at about 9:12 a.m., caused a pole light to crash into the roadway, tearing down the wire, according to police. Police did not issue a citation.
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