BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 3700 block of Parkview Ave. reported that someone broke into his home over the weekend and stole property valued at nearly $1,200. Police said entry was gained through a window on the east side of the dwelling.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Marian Slyar, of the 3800 block of Clarks Lane, reported she was walking in the 4000 block of Fallstaff Road early yesterday when a man wearing a dark jacket and gray sweat pants approached her from behind, knocked her to the ground and stole the purse she was carrying. Police said the man escaped with cash and property, all of unknown value.
ASSAULT: Northwestern District -- Michael Johnson, of no fixed address, reported he was in the 4600 block of Liberty Heights Ave. early yesterday when he was assaulted by a man who struck him with an unknown metal object. Johnson told police the man then fled the scene and that he had no idea why the man assaulted him.
ROBBERY TRY: Northwestern District -- Police reported that two youths, one armed with an unknown caliber handgun, attempted to rob a woman as she sat inside her car next to the drive-through window of a fast-food restaurant. Denise Freeman, of the 6000 block of Falkirk Road, reported she was in her car awaiting an order outside the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant and carry-out in the 300 block of W. Cold Spring Lane around 4 p.m. yesterday when two youths, one carrying a gun, approached and ordered her out of her car. Police said Freeman refused, then put the vehicle in reverse in an attempt to pull away. When she did, police said, the youths fled without taking any of her property.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Pearl Mead, of the 5900 block of Park Heights Ave., reported she was walking in the 3900 block of Menlo Drive yesterday afternoon when a man approached her from behind and grabbed her purse. Police said that during a brief struggle, Mead fell to the ground and sustained a minor injury. Police said the man escaped with cash and property, all valued at nearly $40.
CAB HOLDUP: Eastern District -- A driver for GI cab reported he was in the 1900 block of E. North Ave. around 9 p.m. Saturday when he was ordered to stop by a man he had picked up earlier. Police said the passenger then pulled out an unknown caliber handgun and demanded the cabbie's money. Police said the gunman escaped with more than $60 in cash.
ROBBERY: Eastern District -- Randolph Ramsey, of the 2600 block of E. Oliver St., reported he was in the 1500 block of N. Montford Ave. late Saturday night when he was accosted by two men, one armed, who robbed him of his money. Police said the gunman and his accomplice escaped with $12.
ASSAULT: Eastern District -- Stephen Potts, of the 1600 block of Ward Court, reported he was in the 1000 block of N. Broadway yesterday afternoon when he was assaulted by a teen-ager who shot him several times with a stun gun. Police said Potts was taken to a hospital, where he was treated for minor burns. Later, police arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with the incident and charged him as a juvenile with aggravated assault. It was not immediately known if the youth was sent to a juvenile facility or released in the custody of his parents.
ROBBERY: Eastern District -- Gloria Tillery, 48, of the 1800 block of N. Bond St., reported she was walking near her home yesterday afternoon when she was approached from behind by a man who stole the purse she was carrying. Police said the purse contained cash and property, all of unknown value.
THEFT: Eastern District -- Police said someone broke into a car owned by Leon Lyles, of the 1000 block of N. Washington St., while it was parked in the 1000 block of Forrest St. and stole a wallet. Police said the wallet contained an unknown sum and that entry into the vehicle was by forcing a vent window open.
SHOOTING: Northeastern District -- Police reported Mahlon Jenkins, 27, of the 1100 block of Montpelier St., was listed today in stable condition at the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore after he was shot late Saturday night. Police said Jenkins was sitting on the front steps of his home shortly before 11:30 p.m. Saturday when someone approached him from behind and shot him once in the back of the head. Police said Jenkins' father, Nelson, was inside the house when he heard the shot. When the father ran outside, he found his son lying on the pavement and bleeding from the head. Police said no arrest had been made and that they had no motive for the shooting.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police said that someone entered a dwelling in the 4100 block of Mary Ave. and stole a coin collection and several compact discs. Police said entry appeared to have been with a key and that the property was valued at $500. The victim told police she suspects the property was taken by a former tenant who had moved out earlier this month but never returned his key.