Police responded to a South Street home for a 911 abandoned call on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 7:14 p.m.
After searching the area, police arrested Edward A. Gallagher, 80, of 423 South Street, Reading, and charged him with assault and battery.
Wednesday, Oct. 9
- At 12:33 a.m. a resident reported noises coming from Coolidge Middle School.
- At 5:47 a.m. a building check of a Main Street business was conducted after an outer pane of glass in a service window was broken. The building was secure.
- At 8:02 a.m. a two-car crash was reported in a driveway on Washington Street. No injuries occurred.