THEFT/ARREST: Central District -- Kathleen Farbrache, an out-of-town resident, told police that while her 1991 Honda was parked in the 200 block of E. Mount Royal Ave. yesterday evening someone broke into the vehicle and stole her purse. Later, police arrested a 30-year-old homeless man and charged him with theft. Police said Randolph Foreman, of no permanent address, was held overnight at the station pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
THEFT/ARREST: Central District -- Darryl Burreu, an out-of-town resident, told police that property valued at more than $600 was stolen from his 1977 Chevrolet while the car was parked in the 200 block of W. Read St. yesterday evening. Police said someone broke into the vehicle and stole a piano bench and fled. Later, police arrested Homer Gregory, 28, of no permanent address, and charged him with theft. Police said the piano bench was recovered when Gregory was arrested. Police said Gregory was to have a bail hearing today before a District Court commissioner.
THEFT: Central District -- Joanne Beberati, an employee of Maryland General Hospital in the 800 block of Linden Ave., told police that someone entered her locker at work and stole her wallet. Beberati told police the wallet contained cash, identification cards, credit cards and other property, all valued at more than $200.
ASSAULT: Central District -- Police today were seeking a man who pointed a handgun at a female resident of the 1400 block of Wilmer Court when she opened her front door. Donna Jennings told police that upon answering a knock at her door last night, she saw a man standing in front of her pointing a gun at her head. Police said Jennings shut the door and that the man fled. Police said the man was known to Jennings, who was advised to seek a warrant for the man's arrest.
THEFT: Central District -- Bernard Dobrazykowski, of the 300 block of Drew St., told police he was about to enter an Amtrak train at Pennsylvania Station when he felt someone bump into him. Later, Dobrazykowski told police he discovered his wallet was missing. Police said the wallet contained cash and other property, all valued at more than $260.
CUTTING: Western District -- Police today were seeking a woman in connection with the stabbing Sunday night of Raymond King, of the 1400 block of W. Lafayette Ave., during an argument at his home. King told police that during the argument, the woman pulled out an unknown sharp object and stabbed him in the right wrist. Police said King was not seriously injured.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Tonya Perkins, of the 1800 block of Edmondson Ave., reported she was in the 1900 block of Edmondson Ave. shortly after noon yesterday when she was stopped by a man and his female companion who robbed her of $10. Later, police arrested the couple. Police said Antonio Newman, 26, of the 600 block of N. Hilton St., was charged with robbery and held overnight at the station in lieu of $75,000 bail pending a bail review hearing before a District Court judge. The woman, police said, was held overnight at the women's detention center at the Central District pending formal charges and a bail hearing.
ROBBERY TRY: Western District -- Police reported a man attempted to force an attendant at the Crown service station in the 1000 block of W. North Ave. to give him money from the cash register by setting the money slot on fire. Police said the would-be robber escaped and that the fire caused minor damage. Police said the incident occurred around 6 a.m. yesterday.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1600 block of Harlem Ave. told police that someone broke into his home by forcing a side window and stole a TV, radio, two handguns and other pieces of property. Police said the property had a total value of more than $1,600.
ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Linroy Francis, an out-of-town resident, reported he was in the 200 block of S. Augusta Ave. Sunday night when he was stopped by two men, one armed with a handgun, who robbed him of his cash and property, all valued at more than $1,000.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police said property valued at nearly $900 was stolen from a dwelling in the 500 block of N. Fulton Ave. early yesterday after someone gained entry by forcing a door.
ROBBERY: Garrison District -- Police today were seeking a man who entered the High's dairy store in the Chartley Shopping Center in the 100 block of Chartley Drive shortly before 10 p.m. yesterday and ordered two employees at gunpoint to give him the contents of the cash register. After taking an undisclosed sum, the man ordered both employees down onto the floor before he ran out the door. Police said the robber was armed with a chrome-plated handgun and that no shots were fired during the robbery.