Man accused of attacking former girlfriend's pal

•NORCROSS - A 24-year-old Norcross man allegedly attacked a male friend of his ex-girlfriend in a jealous rage Wednesday at Sturbridge Square Apartments at 1573 Holcomb Bridge Road.

Andre Lassiter called his ex-girlfriend to say he forgot some food in her refrigerator and was on the way over to get it, according to a police report. The girlfriend said it was not a good time because she had a male friend over.

Lassiter came over anyway, pushed his way past her when she opened the door and started yelling at her friend, the report said.

The ex-girlfriend made Lassiter leave, but he returned 10 minutes later. Lassiter kicked open the door and struck the friend several times with a wooden board, the report said. The man suffered some bruising.

Lassiter left before police arrived. He is wanted on charges of aggravated assault and burglary.

Family squabble injures mom, 81

•SNELLVILLE - A Snellville woman is accused of pushing her 81-year-old mother and then attacking her brother with a baseball bat.

Annette Findlator, 44, confronted her brother over the weekend when he came to drop off their mother at her home on Mountain Cove Road. When the two siblings began arguing, their mother tried to separate them.

Findlator allegedly pushed her mother, causing her to fall down, bruise her knee and injure her back, a police report said. She then attacked her brother with a baseball bat, hitting him in the stomach and biceps, the report said. She also reportedly pounded on his vehicle with the bat, causing dents in the hood and fender.

Findlator was charged with second-degree property damage, aggravated assault and battery.

Employee says she stole to pay for medical bill

•LAWRENCEVILLE - A 51-year-old Buford woman employed as a clerk at Walgreens at 2365 Buford Drive was arrested Sunday for allegedly stealing from the company.

A store security officer reviewed surveillance tapes between Aug. 4 and 12 and saw Donna Lee Stacey slip some cash from the register into her pocket. When confronted about the footage, Stacey confessed to taking about $600, according to a police report.

Stacey told police she took the money to help pay for a medical bill that her insurance would not cover. She was charged with felony theft by taking.

- From staff reports