ASSAULT/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested a 37-year-old man and charged him with the aggravated assault of his father who was listed in serious condition today at the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore with multiple injuries. Police said when officers responded to an assault call at 2317 Madison Ave. around 10 p.m. yesterday, they were met by Winston Barnes, of that address, who reported that his father had been attacked and severely beaten by two men who forced their way into the house. When the officers went to the second floor they found the father, Haywood Barnes, 67, bleeding from multiple injuries. Police said the father reported his son beat him for no apparent reason and prevented him from leaving the bathroom by assaulting him. Police said the father was taken to Shock-Trauma, where he was admitted following treatment for a fractured skull, a fractured left hand, broken ribs and multiple lacerations. Police said the man also had been stabbed in the back of the head. Police said the son was charged with multiple counts of assault and was held overnight at the station lockup pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Gordon Robinson, of the 2800 block of Harlem Ave., reported he was in the 1100 block of Whitmore Ave. yesterday afternoon when he was accosted by a man who robbed him of his wristwatch and cash, all valued at more than $300.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police today were seeking two men who assaulted Shawn White, of the 1700 block of N. Durham St., while he was in the 1400 block of W. North Ave. Saturday and struck him several times with a baseball bat. Police said the men also robbed White of $300. White was taken to Mercy Medical Center for treatment of multiple injuries, and was listed today in good condition.
ASSAULT: Western District -- Celeste Ireland, of the 1600 block of N. Bruce St., reported that during an incident at her home yesterday evening she was assaulted by a man she knows who struck her with a baseball bat. Police said Ireland was taken to Bon Secours Hospital and released following treatment of minor injuries. Police said Ireland was advised to seek a warrant for the ma n's arrest
CUTTING: Western District -- Calvin King, a resident of Rhode Island, reported he was in the 500 block of N. Fremont Ave. last night when he was attacked by a man who cut him on the left arm. Police said the man who cut King escaped and that King refused medical treatment from the crew of a city fire department ambulance.
BURGLARIES: Northwestern District -- Police reported that someone broke into two dwellings in the 2600 block of Gatehouse Drive yesterday and stole property with a total value of more than $1,300. Police said evidence indicated that both incidents were committed by the same person or persons. Police said both homes were entered through bedroom windows between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. From one house, police said, a VCR valued at $200 was stolen. From the other house, police said a VCR and a 25-inch TV were stolen.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Stillman Ferrier, of Cross Keys Drive in the Village of Cross Keys, told police she was getting out of her 1987 Toyota yesterday evening in front of her apartment when she was accosted by two men, one with a handgun. Police said the men robbed Ferrier of cash and the car.
ROBBERY TRY: Northern District -- Cathy Shelpack, 35, of the 1000 block of E. Lake Ave., reported she was parking her car near her home yesterday evening when she was approached by two men who attempted to rob her at gunpoint. Police said Shelpack yelled out, causing both men to flee without robbing her.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Employees of the Swanson Typesetting Service in the 5200 block of York Road reported that someone broke into the building over the weekend and stole property of unknown value. Police said the intruders stole company equipment, a microwave oven and a TV. Police said the value of the property was unknown.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 2700 block of Maryland Ave. reported that someone broke into his home by forcing open the basement door and stole a VCR, compact disc player and several pieces of jewelry, all valued at more than $3,000.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Ronald Ball, of the 8200 block of Kavanaugh Road in Baltimore County, reported that someone removed property, cash and equipment valued at more than $700 from his motorcycle while it was parked on a shopping center lot in the 2500 block of Belair Road.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Employees of Zorba's Carry Out in the 5600 block of Harford Road reported that someone broke into the business over the weekend and stole more than $100.