THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that someone entered Perfect Ideas Inc., a gift shop in the Light Street pavilion at Harborplace in the 300 block of Light St., between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday and stole nearly $200 from the cash register while employees were waiting on customers.
THEFT: Central District -- Connie Lee Guynn, of the first block of Chins Court in Owings Mills, reported that someone broke a rear window of her 1991 Nissan while it was parked in the first block of Light St. around midnight Tuesday and stole property valued at nearly $220.
THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $300 was stolen from a 1981 BMW while it was parked Tuesday night in the 200 block of E. Redwood St. Police said the theft was reported by the owner, Mindy Mahoney, of the 6000 block of Majors Lane in Columbia.
THEFT: Central District -- Andrew Leventis, of the 200 block of Coldbrook Road in Lutherville-Timonium, reported that someone broke into his 1981 BMW while it was parked in the first block of Marketplace Tuesday night or Wednesday morning and stole property valued at $700.
BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 700 block of George St. reported that someone broke into his apartment by forcing the front door and stole property valued at more than $500.
ABDUCTION/ROBBERY: Central District -- Joseph Dunn, an out-of-town resident, told police he was getting out of his car in the 200 block of W. Biddle St. around 1 a.m. yesterday when two men, one with a handgun, pushed him back into the vehicle. Police said the men drove Dunn to the 700 block of George St., where they robbed him of more than $40 in cash and the keys to his car, a 1976 Chevrolet. Police said after Dunn reported the incident, he made arrangements for transportation to a friend's home. However, when Dunn returned to the 700 block of George St. around 2 p.m. yesterday to get his car, he discovered it missing. Police believe the men who robbed Dunn returned to the scene later and stole the car.
THEFT: Central District -- Employees of Hernandez Antiques in the 1800 block of Maryland Ave. reported the theft of a ring valued at $400. Police said a man entered the store and asked to see a certain ring, the clerk handed it to him to examine and the man fled with it when the clerk turned away.
THEFT: Central District -- Anita Goldman, an out-of-town resident, reported that someone broke into her car while it was parked in the 500 block of E. Pratt St. and stole a suitcase containing clothing and other personal items, all valued at $400.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Jerome Dixon, of the 2200 block of Eutaw Place, reported he was in the 800 block of Madison Ave. around 10 a.m. yesterday when he was stopped by two men who asked him for a match. Dixon told police the men, who implied they had handguns, then robbed him of nearly $200.
BANK ROBBERY: Central District -- Police today were seeking a man who robbed the Signet bank in the 2000 block of Linden Ave. yesterday but lost the loot when the dye pack hidden in the money exploded. Police said a man entered the bank at 9:48 a.m. and gave a teller a note demanding money. After being given a stack of bills with a dye pack hidden inside, the man fled the bank. Outside, the dye pack exploded, covering the money with a reddish-orange dye and forcing the man to drop the cash. Police said all the money was recovered.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 2000 block of McCulloh St. between May 8 and Tuesday by forcing a basement window and stole property valued at more than $1,000.
THEFT: Central District -- Gary Christy, of the 800 block of N. Eutaw St., reported someone entered his home over the past several days and stole more than $400 worth of jewelry.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Valerie Ferguson, of the 2400 block of Lakeview Ave., told police she was in the 700 block of Druid Lake Park Drive late last night when a man with a handgun threatened her and robbed her of more than $300.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Police said Ophelia Bagwell, of the 1100 block of Orleans St., was walking in the 300 block of N. Calvert St. yesterday evening on her way home after cashing a check when she was stopped by an unarmed man who robbed her of more than $300.
THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that a man who asked to see rings at Discount City Limited in the 300 block of N. Howard St. yesterday fled the store with a tray of assorted rings valued at $4,000. Police said when an employee placed a tray containing 70 rings on the counter for the man to examine, the thief snatched up the tray and ran out the door. Police said employees ran after the man but were unable to catch him.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1300 block of W. North Ave. reported that someone broke into his home through a bedroom window and stole property of undetermined value.