A man reported that a young man assault him with a tree branch in an attempted robbery on the corner of Lee Rd. and Washington Blvd. at 7:19 p.m. on Oct. 16.
The attacker, wearing a black sweat suit and white gym shoes, left the scene walking down Lee Rd. and wasn’t located for several hours.
Police eventually caught up to the man and returned him to the station at 9:24 p.m.
Reports compiled from call logs and information from the Cleveland Heights Police Department.