MANCHESTER — Police said officers received a report of a house painter working with his ladder propped in the roadway on Central Street Tuesday about 9:03 a.m.
The painter complied when police told him to move the ladder from the street to the sidewalk.
Police assisted a person whose car had run out of gasoline at the intersection of Arbella and Rosedale streets Tuesday about 7:44 a.m., according to police.
Police said officers stood by until AAA Southern New England arrived to provide the driver with gasoline.
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