COVINGTON -- The Chevron station, located at 10176 Alcovy Road, was discovered to have been burglarized early Monday morning, according to the Covington Police Department.
The female clerk told officers she arrived at 5:19 a.m. to open the store and discovered it had been ransacked. The incident report stated upon investigation it appeared that entry was made through the back metal door that had a large rectangle-shape cut in the bottom of it.
"The register had been cut open and the ATM cut open and two slot machines had been opened," the incident report states.
Also several cartons and packages of cigarettes had been taken, as well as the weekend night deposit and the money from the slot machine that amounted to several thousand dollars. Other missing items included adult movies valued at $500. During the burglary, equipment such as the video surveillance system and the passport register for gasoline were damaged. They were estimated to be worth about $10,000 each.
The total loss, prior to a complete inventory, was estimated to be in excess of $61,800, according to the incident report.
In other crime news, a woman reported that she left her home on Clearview Drive walking around 8 p.m. and was attacked by two unknown males. She was transported to Newton Medical Center for treatment and when CPD officers questioned her she stated she was walking east on Stone Street when she was attacked.
"She observed a male walking east on Stone Street in front of her. She said she then heard a noise behind her and turned to see what it was," the incident report states. "She stated a second male was approaching her riding a dark colored bicycle. While watching the male on the bicycle, the first male, who had been walking in front of her,turned around and pushed her into the ditch. She stated he then jumped on top of her and began to hit her in the face. The second male threw his bicycle down, ran over and began to hit her in the face also."
She told officers the second male had a shiny object between his fingers, but she did not know what it was, but he struck her in the face with it. The first male then jumped up and kicked her in the face, she said.
She stated sometime during the fight she was able to punch one of the males in the chin and then both of them ran west on Stone Street and went into the woods.
The woman described the males as black, in their early 20s, approximately 5 feet, 6 inches to 5 feet, 8 inches and weighing about 130 pounds. The first male was wearing a black hoodie jacket and the second was wearing a black jacket with a white t-shirt.
She said the males did not say anything to her before the attack. According to the CPD incident report, she had visible injuries to her face.