Pipe breaks flood police offices in Ohio capital

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The police department for Ohio's capital says services interrupted by water line breaks that flooded part of its downtown Columbus headquarters have resumed.

A Columbus police spokesman says the flooding reported early Tuesday hindered some public services, such as background checks and report copying. Those services resumed as the cleanup from three water line breaks continued Thursday night.

Police Chief Kim Jacob's office was among the areas that sustained heavy water damage. Some personnel were initially routed to the county sheriff's office.

It was the second public water issue in Columbus this week. Frigid weather hampered efforts to repair a water main break Monday that flooded some downtown streets.