OFFICER ASSAULTED: Northeastern District -- Officer David Reichert reported he was responding to a call of a suspicious man in the 1900 block of Argonne Drive early yesterday when he spotted the man. Reichert said that when the man saw him he ran away. Reichert gave chase and caught up with the man. While talking to the man, Reichert was struck in the face. Police said that during a brief scuffle, the man tried to take the officer's gun from its holster but was subdued. Police said the man, whose name is not known and was booked as a John Doe, was to have been charged with assaulting a police officer and attempted robbery. Police said Reichert sustained minor injuries.
OFFICERS INJURED: Southwestern District -- Two Western District police officers were injured yesterday afternoon when their car was struck by a vehicle driven by a man who was later arrested. Police said Officers William Tuller and John Fabula were in uniform and in a patrol car that was struck by another vehicle in the 2900 block of W. Baltimore St. Police said the driver of the other car was arrested and that Tuller and Fabula each were taken to a hospital for treatment of head and back injuries.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 1900 block of W. Lexington St. between April 18 and April 21 and removed tools valued at more than $100. Police said that entry was gained through a basement window.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said two women reported they were in a liquor store in the 2200 block of W. North Ave. over the weekend when they were robbed of their money by two men, one armed with a handgun. Police said the gunman and his accomplice robbed Audrey Jones, of the 3000 block of Baker St., of $4 in cash and forced the other woman, Barbara Jackson, of the 1200 block of Woodson Road, to hand over her purse containing $100 in cash.
THEFT: Western District -- A resident of the 2000 block of W. Lafayette Ave. reported that a relative moved out and took property valued at nearly $2,000. Nicole Olive told police the relative took a 20-inch TV, a microwave oven, compact disc player, a cassette radio, two VCRs and stereo equipment. Police said a 40-year-old woman was being sought in connection with the theft.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone broke into a home in the 1100 block of N. Gilmor St. over the weekend and removed a bike that had been left in the hallway by a visitor. Police said the bike was valued at $80 and that entry was gained through the front door.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Shante Yarborough, of the 800 block of N. Mount St., reported she was in the 1500 block of W. Lafayette Ave. when she was attacked by a man who knocked her to the ground and robbed her of the 14-karat gold chain she was wearing. Yarborough told police the jewelry was valued at $300.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2300 block of Eutaw Place reported that someone broke into his apartment over the weekend and removed a refrigerator, a table and a vanity set. Police said the property was valued at $2,000 and that entry was gained by forcing the door.
ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- Robert Askins, of the 2800 block of Montebello Terrace, reported that during an incident in the 300 block of Iona Terrace about 3 a.m. yesterday, he was attacked by a man who struck him on the head with a knife and a piece of wood. Police said a suspect in the case was later arrested and was being held at the Eastern District pending charges of aggravated assault and assault with a deadly weapon.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5000 block of E. Preston St. reported that someone broke into his outdoor storage shed and removed a 1990 dirt bike. Police said the value of the vehicle was not immediately known and that the break-in occurred yesterday between 1 a.m. and 6 a.m.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $700 was removed from a dwelling in the 2500 block of Cecil Ave. after someone broke in between April 20 and yesterday.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Paul McFadden, of the 1600 block of Lochwood Road, reported he was at the Northwood Shopping Center in the 1400 block of Havenwood Road yesterday when he was accosted by a man who implied he was armed with a handgun and ordered McFadden to give up his money. Police said the man fled the scene with $300 in cash. Later, police arrested a suspect in the case and were holding him at the Eastern District pending robbery charges.
ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- Jackie Lyons, of the 2900 block of Grantley Road, reported she was in the 6400 block of Pulaski Highway yesterday afternoon when a man pointed a knife at her and threatened to cut her. Police said the man was arrested and was being held at the Eastern District pending assault and deadly weapon charges.