Police officials with the Jacksonville Police Department are investigating an injury to a child incident which occurred around 6:30 p.m., Monday, according to JPD Detective Philip Grimes.

A 9-year-old boy was hit in the eye with a rock which was thrown from a a vehicle, near the intersection of College and Earl streets, Grimes said.

“Three juveniles were riding bikes in the 200 block of Earl Street, when some other juveniles in the front yard of a residence began making fun of them,” Grimes said. “They then got into a vehicle and followed the boys to the intersection. One of them told one of the kids to stop, and then they threw a rock, and made a small cut above his left eyebrow.”

The suspects have not yet been identified. Grimes said anyone with information about the incident should notify JPD at 903-586-2546.

Grimes and his fellow JPD detectives are also working to solve several burglaries at the city’s old warehouse located at 507 W. Frankston St. The most recent burglary occurred sometime between July 14 and July 17.

“Someone entered the chain-link fenced area and took two tires and wheels from a 1995 vehicle, which used to be one of our detective’s cars,” Grimes said.

The estimated value of the tires and wheels was $225. Grimes said detectives believe gasoline may have also been taken from the vehicle.

• Disorderly conduct was reported in the 200 block of Ivey Street recently. Two people were found to be fighting, and both received minor injuries, however no charges were filed. One of the suspects, Maria Garcia of Jacksonville, was taken into custody for traffic tickets, Grimes said.

• A 1995 Buick was taken from Speedy’s Used Cars, Monday. According to Grimes, entry into the building was made on the south side, and the keys to the car and three others were taken. The Buick was the only vehicle missing when owners arrived.

• Assault was reported Monday, in the 600 block of North Jackson Street. A woman who was attempting to break up a domestic disturbance was hit in the face, Grimes said. A suspect has been identified, and the case is being investigated.

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