ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Joseph Christian, of the 2800 block of W. Belvedere Ave., reported he was near his home Monday evening when he was stopped by two men, one armed with a handgun, who demanded his money. Police said the men took Christian's cash and the food items he was carrying. The property, police said, was valued at more than $100.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Police said Shontel Oliver, of the 3300 block of Brighton St., was walking in the 2000 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway Monday evening when a man approached her from behind and stole the purse she was carrying. Police said the man escaped with cash and property, all valued at more than $200.
BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- Officials of the Community College of Baltimore in the 2900 block of Liberty Heights Ave. reported that someone entered an office in the media services department shortly before Thanksgiving Day and stole a video camera. Police said the property was valued at $800 and that apparently a key was used to enter the room.
ROBBERY: Southern District -- Police reported that an elderly woman was assaulted and robbed yesterday morning after a man entered her home in the 3400 block of S. Hanover St. Police said when the woman answered a knock at her door around 10 a.m., she was struck by a man and knocked to the floor. Police said the man robbed the woman of nearly $175 in cash and escaped.
ROBBERY: Southern District -- A resident of the 800 block of Scott St. reported he was home yesterday evening when someone knocked on the door. Upon answering, the elderly resident was assaulted by two men, one armed with a gun, who also robbed him of more than $200. Police said the victim was not injured.
ASSAULT: Southeastern District -- Billy Cummings, of the 200 block of S. Broadway, reported that while he and another man were drinking yesterday evening at his home, the other man picked up a knife and attempted to cut him. Police said Cummings was not injured and that the other man was being sought.
ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Stephen Duffy, 18, of the 5900 block of Benton Heights Ave., and Richard Sabra, 37, of the 2000 block of Kilmore Road, told police they were beaten with sticks yesterday while in a car in the 6300 block of O'Donnell St. Duffy told police he had driven into an alley to turn around when two men, one armed with a handgun, appeared on either side of the car and demanded money. Duffy told police that when he told the men he had no money, one of them reached into the car and stole his wallet, which was lying on the seat. Duffy said both men then struck him and Sabra with sticks before they fled the scene. Police said neither Duffy or Sabra were seriously injured and that Duffy's wallet contained a small sum of money.
ASSAULT: Southeastern District -- Police yesterday arrested an 18-year-old resident of the 200 block of N. Collington Ave. and were holding him at the station pending assault charges. The victim, Angela Parker, 36, also of the 200 block of N. Collington Ave., told police that during an incident at her home she was attacked by the man who struck her with a hammer.
ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Frank Devan, 31, of the 100 block of S. Exeter St., told police he was in an elevator inside a high-rise apartment building in the 100 block of Albemarle St. shortly after 8 p.m. yesterday when he was attacked by two men when the elevator door opened. Devan told police the men struck him with their fists before robbing him of his ring, valued at $400.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 900 block of Homestead Ave. reported to police that someone broke into his home yesterday and stole a compact disc player. Police said the property was valued at more than $100.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Mark Scheiner, of the 2800 block of Pelham Ave., reported that someone entered the back yard of his home between Monday and yesterday and stole his bike. Police said the bike was worth $150.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- Employees of Pizza Boli's in the 6300 block of Belair Road reported that someone entered the yard behind their business Monday morning and stole an oven-vent hood that was being stored there. The employees told police the equipment was valued at $500.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that a man armed with a handgun entered the T-Shirt shop in the Parkville Shopping Center, 7600 block of Harford Road, shortly after 7 p.m. yesterday and ordered a clerk to give him the contents of the cash register. Police said the clerk complied, giving the gunman an undisclosed sum of cash.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police said two teen-agers were walking in the 5900 block of Moravia Road yesterday afternoon when they were attacked by two men who knocked them to the ground and robbed them of their jackets. Police said the jackets were valued at $200 each and that the victims, both of whom live in the 5200 block of Eastbury Ave., were not injured.