ROBBERY: Central District -- Michael Reisinger, of the 4000 block of Ridgecroft Road, reported he was in the 200 block of W. Pratt St. Wednesday afternoon when he was stopped by two men, one of whom asked him for change. Police said Reisinger was then grabbed by one of the men while the other went through his pocket and stole $40.
BURGLARY/ARRESTS: Central District -- Police responding to a burglary in the 2400 block of N. Calvert St. around noon Wednesday arrested two men who they believe broke into the dwelling with the intent to steal. Police said nothing was removed from the house and that the men, whose names were not immediately available, were charged with burglary. Police said entry was gained by forcing a door.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $600 was stolen from a dwelling in the 1300 block of Eutaw Place after someone got in by removing an air conditioner from a window. Police said the intruder escaped with the air conditioner and a computer game.
ROBBERY: Central District -- James Smith, of the 1600 block of N. Appleton St., reported he was in the 400 block of W. Lexington St. yesterday when a man knocked him to the pavement and robbed him of the pager he was carrying, which was valued at more than $150.
THEFT: Central District -- Sharon Hutton, of the 4500 block of Hay Wagon Way in Ellicott City, reported that someone entered her office on the 16th floor of the Signet Tower Building in the first block of St. Paul St. and stole her purse, which contained cash and property valued at nearly $560.
THEFT: Central District -- Joseph Russo, of the 3300 block of St. Benedict St., reported that while his car was parked in the 800 block of Eutaw St. someone broke a window and stole a radar detector valued at more than $300.
BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 700 block of W. North Ave. told police that someone broke into his apartment by removing a metal grate from a window and stole a 13-inch TV and groceries, all valued at more than $200.
THEFT: Central District -- Charles Kauffman, of the 1000 block of Gittings Ave., told police that while his car was parked in the 100 block of Mercer St. someone broke into it through a window and stole property valued at nearly $250.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police said someone broke a pane of glass out of a rear door of an apartment in the 2200 block of Park Ave., reached inside and unlocked the door. The intruder stole a TV valued at $300.
THEFT: Central District -- Officials of the Maryland District Court in the 500 block of E. Fayette St. reported that someone entered an empty office yesterday and stole a payroll check made out to an employee for nearly $400.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into the offices of the State Highway Administration in the 700 block of Guilford Ave. through a rear door and stole several security officers' uniforms of undetermined value.
THEFT: Central District -- Michael Freedman, of the 2200 block of N. Charles St., reported that someone entered his home and stole a $600 air conditioner from a window.
THEFT: Central District -- Officials of the Monumental Life Insurance Co. in the 1100 block of N. Charles St. reported that someone entered one of their offices and stole nearly $200 that was lying on top of a desk.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into an apartment in the 2700 block of Maryland Ave. yesterday and stole property valued at more than $1,000, including a cassette deck, stereo turntable, TV, VCR, and radio.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Zari-Ellen Turnquist, of the 500 block of Rose Hill Terrace, told police she was in the 200 block of N. Greene St. yesterday when a man came up behind her and stole her purse. Police said that after the man took Turnquist's purse, he reached back and also stole a portable radio she held in one hand. Police said the value of the property was not immediately known.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Darryl Taylor, of the 1500 block of Carswell St., reported he was riding his bicycle in the 400 block of E. Baltimore St. around noon yesterday when he was stopped by a man who threatened him and stole the $100 bike. Police said no weapon was displayed.
SCHOOL BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into the Eutaw Marshburn Elementary School in the 1600 block of Eutaw St. through a rear door and stole a refrigerator valued at $100.
BURGLARY/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested an 11-year-old and charged him as a juvenile with breaking into a home in the 1600 block of Ruxton Ave. and stealing a mountain bike. Police said the bike, valued at nearly $180, was recovered and that the youth was released into the custody of his parents pending action by juvenile authorities.