A 12-year-old Bellefontaine girl was charged Wednesday with delinquency domestic violence after she kicked her mother in the left shin.
The mother sustained a visible injury. She explained she recently had knee surgery on the same leg.
Officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department took the girl into custody and lodged her in the Logan County Juvenile Detention Center. It was third time the girl has been charged with domestic violence since April 4.
Officers look into thefts
Employees at Walmart, 2281 S. Main St., reported Monday two men pushed two carts of merchandise out an emergency exit and loaded the stolen merchandise into a waiting dark colored Hyundai sport utility vehicle around 11:30 p.m.
The vehicle was driven eastbound on Gunntown Road.
Stolen were car stereo components, power tools, electronics and other merchandise valued at around $860.