A 17-year-old Glen Burnie boy was in serious condition yesterday after being beaten with an aluminum baseball bat during a fight in Crofton early Sunday morning.
Gary Lee Parish, of the 8000 block of Greenleaf Terrace, was taken to North Arundel Hospital after the 2:15 a.m. fight in front of a home in the 2400 block of Yarmouth Lane.
When officers arrived at that address, they found Parish lying inthe driveway of the house surrounded by people, police said.
Carmen Marie Cincotta, 18, of Severna Park, told the officers that she, Parish, Gary Collins, 20, of Crofton, Chris Gardner, 20, of Crofton and a 17-year-old boy had gone to the house on Yarmouth Lane to talk toScott Barr, 20.
Parish began calling for Barr, who came out of the house with three other people armed with baseball bats, police said. A fight began, and Parish and his friends tried to get into the house, police said, but the owner refused and called police.
The witnesses told police that Barr began hitting Parish in the head and body. At some point during the fight, Barr smashed the windshield of a car with a bat, witnesses said, and then hit Parish with the bat.
Barr left the area and was later arrested at his home on Yarmouth Lane,police said. He was charged with assault with intent to murder and reckless endangerment.
Barr told police he did not hit Parish with the bat, only his hands, a police report said.
The report said everyone at the fight had the odor of alcohol on their breath.
POLICE INVESTIGATE RAPE, KIDNAPPING
County police are investigating the rape and kidnapping of a woman early yesterday morning in Brooklyn Park.
Investigators said the woman was trying to get into her car on Wasena Avenue at about 1 a.m. when a gunman walked up to her and forcedher to drive to an abandoned house in the Fairfield neighborhood in Baltimore, where he raped her.
Investigators would not release information about the woman.
The rapist was described as black, about35 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a beard and mustache. He was wearing a sweat suit, white tennis shoes and a heavy blue jacket.
DELIVERY WOMAN ROBBED AT GUNPOINT
A Pizza Hut delivery woman was robbed at gunpoint Friday night as made a delivery in Orchard Beach, county police reported.
Officers said the woman was making the delivery at about 8:45 p.m. on Hilltop Road when a masked gunman walked up to her and demanded money.
She turned over the cash, and the gunman ran down Hilltop Road.
CONVENIENCE STORE IS ROBBED OF $7
A manrobbed a Glen Burnie convenience store of $7 late Friday night, county police said.
Officers said the bandit walked into the High's store in the 7600 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard at about 10 p.m. and demanded money.
The clerk gave the robber $7 and he ran outof the store, police said.
WOMAN BEATEN,ROBBED IN ODENTON
A Hanover woman told police that she was beaten and robbed by a man outside an Odenton home Friday afternoon.
Investigators said the woman hadgone to a friend's home in the 8200 block of Coatsbridge Road at about 3 p.m. When she found that her friend was not home, she went back to her car, where she saw a man trying to break into it. The man punched her in the face twice and took her purse with $15 in it, police said.
Police described the robber as a white man, about 20 years old, with blond hair. He was wearing a green jacket, blue jeans and gloves.
The following break-ins have been reported to county andAnnapolis police:
400 block of Edgemere Drive: Nov.22, entry gained through the door. Handguns and jewelry taken. Loss:$1,800.
900 block of Coachway Drive: Nov. 22. Unknown property taken.
3000 block of Aberdeen Road: Nov. 10, entry gained through the garage. Magazines and beer taken. Loss: Unknown.
1200 block of Hilltop Lane: Nov. 24, entry gained through the window. Unknown property taken.
4900 block of Brookwood Road: Nov. 20,entry gained through the door. Appliances taken. Loss: $325.
800 block of Barkwood Road: Nov. 21, entry gained throughthe window. Unknown property taken.
6500 block of Bricktown Circle: Nov. 22, entry gained through the door. Money taken. Loss: $297.
400 block of Old Mill Road: Nov. 21, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.
1300 block of Lake Avenue: Nov. 23, entry gained through the door. Unknown property taken.
400 block of Fairtree Drive: Nov. 21. Money and purse taken. Loss: Unknown.
200 block of St. Ives Drive:Nov. 22, entry gained through the door. Jewelry and other property taken. Loss: $2,100.