DOG ATTACK: Northwestern District -- Police have issued a warrant charging Stover Stockton, a Pimlico-area man, with assaulting Arthur Lang, of the 3500 block of Lucille Ave., by ordering his pit bull terrier to attack Lang. Police said Lang was in the 4900 block of Park Heights Ave. early yesterday afternoon when Stockton, whose address was not immediately available, reportedly ordered the dog to bite Lang. Police said the dog attacked Lang, biting him on the hand and leg. Moments after the attack, Officer Bernard Douglas arrived and chased the dog in an attempt to capture or confine it. During the chase, police said, the dog threatened to attack two small children. Police said the dog then turned on Officer Douglas, who shot the dog at least two times. It was not immediately known if the dog survived. Meanwhile, Stockton had fled and was being sought
THEFT: Northern District -- Police were seeking a man who stole $90 from an employee at a gas station after giving him a $100 bill for $10 worth of gas. Police said a man placed a $100 bill on the counter at the Exxon station in the 5700 block of York Road early yesterday and told the employee he wanted $10 worth of gas. Police said that when the employee placed $90 in change on the counter, the man grabbed his own $100 bill, the station's $90 and fled.
ROBBERY: Southern District -- Police reported a man armed with a handgun entered the S&F Food Market in the 200 block of S. Stricker St. shortly before 7 p.m. yesterday and struck the owner, Chang Joon Cho, with a handgun before removing about $40 from the cash register. Police said the gunman struck Cho a second time as he lay on the floor, then fled when a customer walked in.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Theresa Harris, of the 2700 block of W. Garrison Ave., reported she was in the 2700 block of Hilldale Ave. early yesterday when she was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded her money and property. Police said the gunman escaped with cash and personal items valued at nearly $170.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Harold Baron, of the 7000 block of Fieldcrest Road, reported that he was walking near his home early yesterday when he was attacked by a man who who knocked him to the ground and robbed him of cash and property, all worth $300.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Officials of The Baltimore Sun in the 500 block of N. Calvert St. reported that someone broke into a storage garage in the 4400 block of Frankford Ave. early Saturday evening and removed 600 editions of the Sunday paper. Police said the papers were valued at $900 and that entry was gained by cutting a padlock off a door.
ASSAULT/ARRESTS: Northeastern District -- Police arrested two adults and two juveniles, all residents of Harford County, and were holding them in connection with the assault on Eric Cook, 20, of the 1200 block of Mountain Road South in Harford County, during an incident in the 6100 block of Harford Road. Police said Cook was walking south on Harford Road when a car occupied by four males drove up. Police said one of the occupants pointed a gun at Cook before the car sped off. Cook entered a nearby convenience store, where he reported the incident to a police officer who pursued the car several blocks before pulling it over. Police said in the car was a handgun reported stolen from the father of one of the males in the car. Police said the car was also stolen. Police said all four, including the two juveniles, were to be charged as adults with assault by pointing a handgun at Cook and auto theft. Only one of the suspects was to be charged with stealing the gun.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Angela Del Costello, 23, an out-of-town resident, and Cheryl Dorsey reported that while their cars were parked in the 6000 block of Erdman Ave. over the weekend, someone broke into the vehicles and stole property. Costello told police her purse, a leather coat and 75 cassette tapes, all valued at more than $1,300, were removed from her car. Dorsey told police that a purse containing cash and property, all valued at more than $200, was removed from her car.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Llwelyn Hall, 41, of the 4300 block of Marble Hall Road, reported that someone jacked up his 1988 Chevrolet while it was parked near his home over the weekend and removed four tires and their chrome wheels. Police said the equipment was valued at $900.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Vincent Frodell, of the 3200 block of Pelham Ave., reported that sometime over the weekend someone removed an American flag he had on display in front of his house. Frodell told police the flag was valued at $13.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 3900 block of The Alameda reported that someone broke into his home by forcing the front door and removed a TV, VCR, computer, coins and several pieces of jewelry. Police said the property was valued at more than $2,000.