ROBBERY: Western District -- A man reported he was in the 200 block of N. Gilmor St. late Tuesday evening when he was stopped by three men, each armed with a handgun, who forced him to accompany them into an alley. There, one of the men struck the victim over the head with a gun and robbed him of more than $200. Police said the man was not seriously injured.
ASSAULT: Western District -- Police yesterday morning arrested a man and were holding him at the station pending charges that he pointed a handgun at a woman after giving her a ride. Police said the man, an unlicensed cabbie known as a "hacker," was driving a female passenger to her undisclosed destination when he stopped in the 600 block of N. Appleton St. The woman later told police that when she objected to the amount of the fare, the man pulled out a handgun and pointed it at her. Police said the woman got out of the car and that the man sped off. He was later arrested and was held overnight at the station pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
ASSAULT: Western District -- A teen-ager told police she was walking near the 2400 block of Winchester St. yesterday evening when she was attacked by two teen-age boys she knows who struck her in the eye with a bottle. Police said the youths fled and that the victim was treated for a minor eye injury at a hospital and released.
BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 700 block of W. Saratoga St. reported that someone broke into her apartment yesterday and stole a suit from a bedroom closet. Police said the clothing was valued at more than $100 and that entry was gained by breaking the front door lock.
THEFT: Northeastern District -- A woman reported she was in the 2400 block of Belair Road around 10 a.m. yesterday when she removed her wallet from a jacket pocket. The woman later told police that a man wearing a blue coat walked past her and snatched the wallet from her grasp. Police said the wallet contained cash and property, all valued at more than $100.
RAPE: Northeastern District -- Police said a 15-year-old girl was walking in the 2100 block of Sinclair Lane Tuesday night when she was accosted by a man armed with a handgun who forced her to accompany him into a nearby wooded area. There, the girl later told police, the man forced her to disrobe and raped her. After the attack, the girl went home and reported the incident to her parents, who called police. Later, the girl was taken to Francis Scott Key Medical Center, where she was treated and released.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 6200 block of McClean Blvd. reported that someone broke into her home by breaking a pane of glass out of a side window, reaching in and opening the window and entering the house. The intruder stole property valued at more than $1,500. Police said the intruder escaped with cash and a hand-held two-way radio.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police said someone broke into a dwelling in the 3800 block of Yolando Road yesterday and stole jewelry valued at $50. Police said entry was gained through a rear basement window and that the intruder made off with a 20-inch silver necklace and a pair of earrings.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- A man reported he was walking in the 3300 block of N. Calvert St. early yesterday when he was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded his money. Police said after the victim gave up his wallet containing about $20, he was forced down onto the pavement by the gunman who then escaped.
ROBBERY/SHOOTING: Northern District -- Police reported a man was shot early yesterday following a robbery in the 5500 block of The Alameda. Police said the victim was walking near The Alameda Shopping Center about 4 a.m. yesterday when a man armed with a handgun got out of a 1991 Nissan and demanded he give up his coat. Police said that after the victim gave the gunman his coat, the man fired a shot that struck the victim. Police said the gunman then drove off with the man's coat, valued at more than $300. Police said the victim was taken to a hospital and treated for a minor gunshot wound.
THEFT: Northern District -- Police said someone broke into a 1991 Mazda while the vehicle was parked in the 2200 block of Rogene Drive between Tuesday night and yesterday morning and stole a coat and a 12-speed bike. The victim told police the property was valued at nearly $400.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police reported that a woman was walking in the 300 block of E. 31st St. yesterday evening when she was stopped by a man who placed a handgun to her side and ordered her to give up her purse. Police said the woman complied and that the gunman escaped with cash and property, all valued at more than $270.