Baltimore CityROBBERY: Southeastern District -- An...

POLICE BLOTTER

December 16, 1991|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- An employee of a convenience store in the 3100 block of Pulaski Highway reported she was forced at gunpoint to give a man money last night after he jumped over the counter and threatened to shoot her. Penny Bark, 29, manager of the 7-Eleven store at 3101 Pulaski Highway, told police a man entered the store last night and ordered food. Bark reported the man then pulled out a handgun and jumped over the counter. She said he then began shaking the cash register in an attempt to open it but could not. Bark said after the man threatened to shoot her if she didn't open the cash register, she did so and gave the man an undisclosed sum of money. Police said the man ran out the front door and escaped.

ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Juanita Smith, 29, of the 2400 block of Ashland Ave., told police she was walking near the 500 block of Iron Alley shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday when a man with a Jamaican accent asked her for directions while requesting she come over to his car. Smith told police that when she approached the man, he struck her several times with his fist and robbed her of the jewelry she was wearing. Smith told police the man drove off, taking jewelry valued at more than $1,000 with him.

BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- Employees of Liberty Radio & TV in the 5200 block of Park Heights Ave. reported that someone broke into their business over the weekend and stole property valued at $600. Police said entry was gained through a window.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Police said the manager of Victor Sales Co. in the 3600 block of Woodland Ave. was in the 3600 block of Lucille Ave. around 8:30 a.m. Sunday when he was accosted by a man with a handgun who demanded money. Police said the manager complied, giving the gunman an undisclosed sum of cash.

BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- Police said someone broke into a garage in the 3200 block of Burleith Ave. between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. yesterday and stole property valued at more than $500. Police said entry was gained by forcing open a door.

ROBBERY TRY: Northwestern District -- Harley Diggs, of the 2800 block of Waldorf Ave., told police he was in the 3200 block of Woodland Ave. shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday when he was accosted by two men, one with a large-caliber handgun, who demanded his money. Diggs told police that when he told the men he had no money, the man struck him with the weapon. Police said the gunman and his accomplice escaped.

ASSAULT: Northwestern District -- Police said Warren Anderson, of the 5300 block of Woodland Ave., was walking near his home yesterday evening when he was stopped by a man who pointed a handgun at him for no apparent reason. Anderson told police the man then walked away and did not attempt to rob him.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Police said a resident of South Baltimore was robbed of $11 in property shortly before 8 p.m. yesterday when she was stopped by a man on Pimlico Road. The victim, Tonya Gaines, of the 1100 block of Leadenhall St., told police she was in the 4300 block of Pimlico Road when she was accosted by a man who demanded her money while indicating he was armed with a handgun. Police said the man escaped on foot and did not display a weapon during the incident.

ROBBERY/TRY: Northwestern District -- Cornelius Royster, of the 2400 block of Keyworth Ave., reported he was in the 4100 block of Pimlico Road late Sunday night when he was stopped by two men, one with a handgun. Royster told police that the man carrying the gun told his accomplice to take whatever property he had on him. Royster reported that when the man searched him for money and any valuables and didn't find any, both men fled.

ASSAULT: Northern District -- Jeffrey Marshall, of the 700 block of E. 43rd St., told police he was in the 3300 block of Greenmount Ave. late Saturday night when he was attacked by a man who struck him with his fists and kicked him. After the man fled, Marshall was taken to a hospital for treatment of multiple lacerations of the head. Later, police investigating the incident arrested a suspect and were holding him at the station pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 800 block of Evesham Ave. reported that someone broke into his home over the weekend and stole a 20-inch TV and a VCR. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,000 and that entry was gained through a ground-level window.

ASSAULT: Northern District -- Calvin Way, an out-of-town resident, reported that during an argument with another man in the 3200 block of Barclay St. early Saturday morning he was struck in the face and head and knocked to the pavement. Police said the other man escaped and that Way was taken to a hospital for treatment of multiple face and head lacerations. Police said Way received several stitches to his head and face and was released.

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