BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 2900 block of E. Strathmore Ave. reported that someone broke into his home through an open window yesterday and stole a VCR valued at $900.
BREAK-IN: Northeastern District -- Someone broke into an outdoor storage shed behind a house in the 2300 block of Pinewood Ave. between Tuesday and yesterday and stole two bikes, valued at nearly $300.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- A 16-inch multispeed bike was stolen from the driveway of a house in the 4800 block of Orville Ave. Richard Swearingen, the owner, valued the bike at $400.
BREAK-IN: Northeastern District -- Employees of Accent Stripe Inc., in the 5100 block of Belair Road, reported that someone stole an air compressor after breaking into the warehouse between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, and stole three multichannel CB radios from three trucks parked outside. Value was unknown.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 3400 block of Mayfield Ave. reported that someone entered the back yard of her home yesterday and stole a 24-inch bike valued at more than $120.
BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 2000 block of Christian St. reported that someone opened a rear door into her home between Tuesday and yesterday and stole property valued at more than $350.
ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Michelle Ludlow, of the 2500 block of Dulany St., reported she was walking in the 2400 block of Frederick Ave. around 4:30 p.m. yesterday when a man armed with a knife robbed her of cash and personal items, all valued at more than $180.
THEFT: Southwestern District -- Employees for Tri-County plumbing reported that someone broke a window of a company truck parked in the 3700 block of Clarenell Road between Wednesday and yesterday and stole property and equipment, all valued at more than $600.
SHOOTING: Western District -- Eric Sinclair, of the 2500 block of Lauretta Ave., told police that during an incident near his home Wednesday night he was assaulted by a man armed with a handgun. While Sinclair struggled with the gunman, the weapon discharged and struck Sinclair in the right hand. Sinclair was treated at a hospital.
RAPE: Western District -- Police today were seeking three men who dragged a woman into an alley off the 1900 block of Lauretta Ave. and raped her. The woman was treated at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
ASSAULT: Western District -- Police said an unidentified child received burns on the head and scalp when a 10-year-old boy poured a clear glue on him in the 2200 block of N. Dukeland St. Police said the injured child was treated at a hospital.
ROBBERY: Western District -- George Keeling, of the 1600 block of N. Calhoun St., reported he was near his home yesterday when a man with a revolver robbed him of $10.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1200 block of N. Bentalou St. reported that someone broke into his home and stole several children's toys, clothing and jewelry, all valued at more than $1,000.
BREAK-IN: Southern District -- Police reported that someone broke into the dental office of Narciso A. de Borja in the 900 block of W. Lombard St. between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. yesterday.
THEFT: Southeastern District -- Employees of the Alger Electric Inc., in the first block of Mount Wilson Lane in Baltimore County, reported that someone broke into a company truck parked in the 3200 block of Bank St. and stole tools and other equipment, all valued at more than $250.
THEFT: Southeastern District -- Shirley A. Evans, 35, of the 1100 block of Tace Drive in the Hyde Park Apartments in eastern Baltimore County, reported that someone broke into her parked car in the 500 block of McElderry St. and stole a radar detector and several pieces of clothing, all valued at more than $500.
BREAK-IN/ARRESTS: Southeastern District -- Police arrested two men and charged them with breaking into a clothing store in the 600 block of N. Duncan St. through a skylight. Police said officers responding to a report of a break-in at Mae Mae's Place yesterday afternoon spotted two men on the roof and ordered them down. One man jumped to the ground, breaking a foot, and was quickly captured. The other man was captured on the roof. Police said the injured man, whose name was not available, was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital for treatment. The second man, Marvin Miles, 18, of the 2000 block of E. Eager St., was held overnight at the station pending a bail hearing today before a District Court commissioner. Police said nothing appeared to be missing.
ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Edward Rychwalski, of the 1500 block of Malvern Ave., reported he was in the 6400 block of Holabird Ave. yesterday when a man struck him several times and robbed him of his retirement watch, inscribed with the year 1978 and valued at more than $300.