SHOOTING: Western District -- Police today continued to seek a man who broke into the home of a 70-year-old West Baltimore man and repeatedly stabbed the resident with a knife when the victim discovered the intruder. Police said Clarence M. Thompson, of the 1300 block of N. Carey St., awoke Friday morning to turn on the heat and was walking down the stairs from his bedroom when he surprised a man who broke into his home through a first-floor bathroom window. Police said the intruder attacked Thompson with a knife, stabbing him in the neck and face, while demanding money. Police said Thompson's attacker fled the same way he entered and that Thompson was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was listed today in good condition. Police said it was not immediately known if the intruder took any property or money from Thompson's home.
ARSON: Western District -- Police and fire officials today were seeking the person who set fire to a three-story vacant dwelling in the 2000 block of W. Lanvale St. Police said the fire was reported at 2:09 a.m. and quickly engulfed the entire brick dwelling. No injuries were reported among the more than 20 firefighters who responded to the scene.
BURGLARY: Eastern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 1200 block of E. Lanvale St. over the weekend by forcing open a rear door and removed a refrigerator. Police said the appliance was valued at nearly $500.
THEFT: Eastern District -- Police reported that someone removed two wheels and tires from a Ryder rental truck while it was parked in the 300 block of E. 23rd St. over the weekend. Police said the equipment was valued at $300.
ROBBERY: Eastern District -- Police reported that a teen-age resident of the 2300 block of Aiken St. was riding his bike near his home around 11 a.m. yesterday when he was assaulted by two other teen-agers, who robbed him of the bike and rode off. Police said the value of the bike was not immediately known.
THEFT: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into an Isuzu while the vehicle was parked in the 700 block of Woodbourne Ave. over the weekend and removed property valued at nearly $200. The owner, Dulany Noble, of the 5500 block of Emory Road in Upperco, Baltimore County, told police the thief made off with a radar detector and several cassette tapes.
THEFT: Northern District -- Nona Porter, of the 600 block of Gladstone Road, reported that someone entered the front porch of her home and removed two wicker chairs. Police said the chairs were valued at more than $100.
THEFT: Northern District -- Employees of the U-Haul Co. Center in the 3900 block of Falls Road reported that someone entered the property and removed the nozzle from a fuel tank. Police said the nozzle was valued at $100. Police said the theft occurred between 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. yesterday.
THEFT: Northern District -- Donald Capers, of the 300 block of E. 26th St., reported that someone entered his home over the weekend and removed two VCRs. Capers told police the property was valued at $400.
THEFT: Northern District -- Charles Perry, of the 2900 block of Rosalind Ave., reported that someone he knows entered his home yesterday evening and removed two stereo speakers. Perry told police the property was valued at nearly $370.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 300 block of E. 30th St. reported that someone entered his home over the weekend and removed property valued at more than $1,000. Police said the burglar made off with a TV set and a VCR and that entry appeared to have been with a key.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 300 block of E. University Parkway through a window off the fire escape and removed cash and a compact disc player. Police said the property was valued at nearly $400.
THEFT: Northern District -- Goldie Yost, of the 800 block of Benninghaus Road, reported that someone entered her mother's home over a long period of time and removed several pieces of jewelry, including a wedding ring. Police said the jewelry was valued at more than $4,000.
ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Joseph Cardin, of the 2200 block of Ramsay St., reported that he was in the 200 block of Furrow St. shortly before 1 a.m. yesterday when he was accosted by a man armed with a handgun who forced him to give up his money. Police said the gunman fled the scene with $31.
ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- William Graves, of the 600 block of Claymont St., reported that he was robbed of $30 early yesterday when a man armed with a handgun stopped him as he walked in the 800 block of N. Franklintown Road.