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January 25, 2013

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Peabody

Wednesday

A man on Main Street reported at 2:33 p.m. that his Kenyan passport was missing.

A caller reported a suspicious vehicle with possible drug activity at the Puritan Lawn Cemetery at 2:42 p.m. An officer determined that the two people inside it were reading.

A Blair Terrace caller reported that he was concerned for a turkey at 3:48 p.m. “I advised him to let it be — it is mobile,” an officer wrote.

A television was stolen during a burglary at a residence at 44 Northend St., according to a 5:30 p.m. report.

A Lenox Road woman reported at 8:48 p.m. that her son had fallen on his face and broken his nose after being pushed by an unknown seventh-grader.

Thursday

A basement window at 5 Cobb Ave. was broken with a brick, according to an 11:25 a.m. report.

A caller reported a vulture on the sidewalk near Lynnfield and County streets at 1:41 p.m. The animal control officer checked the area but did not locate it.

A Lynnfield Street caller reported at 1:53 p.m. that two people who claimed to be from Verizon had entered a home and “may have left carrying an unknown item.”

Firefighters responded to 2 Washington St. after a 2:05 p.m. report of a fire outside the building and extinguished a small blaze that apparently began in leaves below a deck, a firefighter said. The building was evacuated, but the fire did not spread to it. Firefighters ventilated the building with fans and cleared the scene by 2:35 p.m.

Beverly

Thursday

Police responded to a 4:29 a.m. report of a car alarm sounding in the area of 41 Hathaway Ave. “Car horn frozen,” an officer wrote later, “owner disabled horn.”

A nurse was assaulted by a patient in the emergency room of Beverly Hospital, according to a 1:19 p.m. report.

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