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A sampling of emergency response reports made over the weekend:

Manhunt near Big Walnut Creek Nature Preserve. Police search for a man and his dog after the man allegedly kicked a police officer and fled, armed with a gun. Officers set up a perimeter, searched with K-9 units, and requested an aerial backup. US-290 E & Ferguson Cutoff, Sunday 6:04 a.m.

Carjacking on Airport Boulevard and E. 38 1/2 St., Friday 4:59 p.m.

Woman robbed Home Depot at knifepoint, accompanied by two men. All three fled in a black Kia with Florida plates. 8101 S I-35, Saturday 6:45 a.m.

Drug store robbed twice in one week (owner report); vintage signs stolen, other items missing. Nau's Enfield Drug, Clarksville.


Report of a person shot. Trinity Street and E. 7th Street, Sunday 1:59 a.m.

Report of a person shot. W. Howard Lane and Center Line Pass, Sunday 8:55 a.m.

Woman assaulted by a man. Rainey Street, Sunday 2:15 a.m.

Man assaulted and robbed. Colorado Street and W. 7th Street, Sunday 2:36 a.m.

Report of armed robbery. Multiple men with a gun robbed someone of $50, 510 W 10th St., Saturday 10:27 p.m.

Man stabbed, robbed at 2207 Leon St, West Campus, Saturday 4:20 a.m.

Suspect breaking into house, armed with a knife, W. North Loop Boulevard, Saturday 6:19 a.m.

7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint. 15010 FM-1825, Sunday 4:09 a.m.

Two women fight in an apartment parking lot. Mt. Carmel apartments, Saturday 7:01 a.m.

Fight at Motel 6 at 7100 N I-35, Saturday, 2:46 a.m.

Person assaulted near Walgreens. Tillery Street & Airport Boulevard, Saturday 6:04 a.m.

Occupied stuck elevator at senior living facility. Rosedale, Saturday 9:57 a.m.

"Gaseous condition," Berkman Dr & McCurdy St, Friday 5:26 p.m.

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