THEFTS: Northeastern District -- Two people whose cars were impounded and stored at the city impounding lot in the 6700 block of Pulaski Highway reported that property was stolen from the vehicles. Harry Crane, of the 1500 block of Abbotston St., reported that while his 1987 Chevrolet was at the lot, someone broke one of the car's windows and stole stereo equipment and several tapes from inside. Crane said the property was worth more than $500. Alfreda Robinson, of the first block of Caraway Road in Reisterstown, reported that someone broke into her car and stole a .380 semi-automatic handgun. Robinson told police the weapon was valued at more than $300.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Linda Claybourne, of the 1000 block of N. Stricker St., reported she was walking near her home when she was approached from behind by a man who pressed a hard object in her back and demanded her money. Police said the man escaped, taking Claybourne's wallet that contained more than $200 in cash.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Angela Robinson, of the 1600 block of N. Gilmor St., reported she was near her home Monday afternoon when a man she knows robbed her of $40 in cash.
ASSAULT: Southwestern District -- Police reported that Chrystal Manigault, of the 200 block of N. Monastery Ave., was in the first block of N. Hilton St. when she was attacked by a man who struck her in the head with a broken bottle. Police said the man escaped and that Manigault sustained a minor injurybut refused medical treatment.
ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Joseph Baines, of the 3900 block of Rokeby Road, reported he was walking in the 3400 block of Edmondson Ave. when he was accosted by a man who ordered him to give up his money. Police said the man fled with more than $100 in cash.
THEFT: Southwestern District -- Employees of Holly Poultry Inc., in the first block of S. Warwick Ave., reported that one of the firm's refrigerated trucks, parked in the 600 block of S. Bentalou St. over the weekend, was broken into and more than $1,000 worth of meat products stolen.
BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that $50 worth of food products was stolen from the West Side Delli in the 2400 block of Frederick Ave. after someone entered through a window.
THEFT: Southwestern District -- An employee of Holly Sales & Service reported that while his car was parked in the 800 block of S. Caton Ave. someone broke into the vehicle and stole property valued at $1,000.
ROBBERY TRY: Southwestern District -- Veronica Simpson, of the 100 block of Upmanor Road, reported she was in the 4500 block of Old Frederick Road when she was stopped by a man armed with a semi-automatic handgun who demanded her money. Police said Simpson convinced the gunman that she had no money and the man walked away.
THEFT: Eastern District -- Michelle Williams, of the 2800 block of Harford Road, reported that someone entered her office at Baltimore Medical Systems in the 1100 block of Edison Highway and stole her purse. Williams told police the purse contained cash and property, all valued at more than $150.
THEFT: Eastern District -- Paul Silkworth, of the 5300 block of Brookwood Road, told police that while his car was parked in the 2300 block of Madison St. around noon yesterday, someone broke into the vehicle and stole several hand and power tools. Police said the tools were valued at more than $1,200 and that entry was gained by breaking the driver's side vent window.
BURGLARY: Eastern District -- An elderly resident of the 800 block of E. 20th St., reported someone broke into her home and stole property valued at more than $400. Police said entry was gained by forcing a back door.
THEFT: Eastern District -- Patricia Hawthorne, of the 2700 block of Tivoly Ave., reported her car was parked in the 1700 block of Barnes St. when someone broke into the vehicle and stole an AM-FM stereo radio. Hawthorne told police entry was gained by breaking the vent window on the passenger's side of the car. Police said the value of the radio was not known.
THEFT: Eastern District -- Michael Pritchett, of the 3300 block of E. Monument St., reported a radio-cassette player was stolen from his car yesterday while the vehicle was parked in the 1800 block of Madison St.
THEFT: Eastern District -- Lawrence Wright, of the 1500 block of Woodbourne Ave., reported the theft of his cam-corder valued at more than $1,000. Wright told police the cam-corder was inside a house in the 2000 block of Sherwood Road when someone stole it and its gray carrying case.
ASSAULT: Eastern District -- Crystal Quarles, 29, of the 100 block of N. Poppleton St., reported that during an argument inside a house in the 400 block of E. 20th St. yesterday afternoon with a man she knows, she was burned on the left hand with a curling iron. Police said Quarles sustained minor burns to the hand and was taken to an area hospital, where she was treated and released. Police said a 33-year-old suspect was being sought.