BANK ROBBERY: Central District -- Police today were seeking a man who robbed the First American Bank of Maryland in the 200 block of E. Lombard St. of an undisclosed sum of cash. Police said the man entered the bank at 2 p.m. yesterday and ordered at least one teller to give him money while pointing a handgun at her. The man escaped on foot.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Police said two employees of Cookies Inc. in the 300 block of N. Howard St. were forced to the floor of the shop and tied with shoe strings by two men who robbed the store of cash and took jewelry from the victims. Police said the robbery occurred about 3 p.m. yesterday and that each man was armed with what appeared to be a small-caliber handgun.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Gregory Carter, of the 1300 block of Division St., reported that he was in the 1300 block of Etting St. late Sunday evening when he was accosted by a man armed with a handgun who demanded his money. Police said the gunman robbed Carter of $40 in cash and escaped on foot.
SHOOTING: Central District -- Police reported that Tyrone Jacobs, of the 1600 block of N. Montford Ave., was in the 1900 block of St. Paul St. shortly after 4 a.m. yesterday when he was stopped by two men, one armed with a handgun, who demanded he give up his money. Police said that instead of complying with the gunman's order, Jacobs struggled with the man. Police said that during the struggle, the gunman shot Jacobs in the chest and arm. Police said the gunman and his accomplice fled without robbing the injured Jacobs. Police said Jacobs was taken to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he was listed today in fair condition.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Police assigned to a special robbery detail arrested a man and charged him with the strong-arm robbery of Darryl Jones, of the 1600 block of E. 33rd St., during an incident in the 700 block of Washington Place about 4 a.m. yesterday. Police said Jones was attacked by a man who robbed him of his wallet, which contained more than $100 in cash. After the robbery, Jones described the robber to two plainclothes police officers. Police said the officers canvassed the area looking for a robbery suspect and arrested Gerald Pima, of the 3900 block of Penhurst Ave., and charged him with assault and robbery. Police said Pima was being held at the station lockup pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Mary Harper, of the 10500 block of Park Heights Ave. in Owings Mills, told police she was sitting in her car and prepared to pay a cashier before leaving a parking lot in the 1000 block of N. Charles about 9:30 a.m. yesterday when a man walked up to the driver's side of her car and snatched her wallet from her grasp. Police said the man escaped with cash and property, all valued at nearly $100.
ROBBERY: Central District -- John Randall, of the 1700 block of Eutaw Place, reported that he was walking near his home yesterday afternoon when he was attacked by a man who knocked him to the ground and robbed him of his wallet containing cash, credit cards and other items. Police said the man escaped with cash and property, all valued at more than $200.
RAPE: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a 15-year-old resident of the 1800 block of E. 32nd St. and charged him as a delinquent in the rape of a 12-year-old girl. Police said the girl had invited the suspect into her home before the incident occurred. Following charges, the youth was released in the custody of his parents pending action by juvenile authorities. Police said the rape occurred more than a week ago.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 1500 block of Upshire Road reported that someone entered her home and removed stereo receiving and recording equipment valued at $600. Police said entry appeared to have been with a key.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Dean McCullough, of the 1600 block of Carswell St., reported he was in the 2800 block of Kennedy Ave. early yesterday when he was accosted by a man armed with a handgun who struck him over the head with the weapon and robbed him of $40.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Employees of Jerry's Brokers in the 5400 block of Harford Road reported that someone broke into the building early yesterday and removed gold jewelry from a show case. Police said the jewelry was valued at $1,000 and that entry was gained through a front window.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Police reported that property valued at $100 was removed from a vehicle owned by Monika Mone, of the 3300 block of Kenyon Ave., while the vehicle was parked near her home.