Baltimore CityROBBERY: Northern District -- A resident of...

POLICE BLOTTER

January 22, 1992|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

ROBBERY: Northern District -- A resident of the 2600 block of W. Belvedere Ave. reported he was robbed of two VCRs early Monday by three men, one armed with a handgun. The victim told police he was home shortly before 1 a.m. when he answered a knock at the door. Upon opening the door, the victim met a man he knew and allowed him inside. Following the first man, police said, were two others, one armed. The three men entered several rooms and left minutes later with the victim's two VCRs. Police said the property was valued at $600 and that the victim was not injured.

THEFT: Northern District -- A resident of the 600 block of Burlington Court in the Edgewood section of Harford County told police that while his truck was parked in the 400 block of E. 30th St. yesterday, someone broke into the vehicle and stole power tools valued at more than $300. Police said entry into the truck was by breaking a rear window.

THEFT: Northern District -- Officials of the Levindale Geriatric Center in the 2400 block of W. Belvedere Ave. reported that someone stole a VCR from a cart that also contained a TV. Police said the VCR was valued at nearly $400.

THEFT: Northern District -- Police said someone broke into a 1986 Volkswagen Jetta while the car was parked in the first block of E. Bishop Lane Monday and stole property valued at $400. The owner of the car, a resident of the 1900 block of Sulgrave Ave., told police the thief stole clothing valued at $400 and that entry was gained by breaking a window.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police said a resident of the 100 block of Melrose Ave. was walking in the 6100 block of Bellona Ave. about noon yesterday when she was attacked from behind by two men who struck her in the face and stole the purse she was carrying. Following the robbery, the men got into a car that was parked nearby and drove off. Police said the victim's purse contained cash and personal property, all of unknown value. Police said the victim was not injured.

THEFT: Northern District -- A resident of the 500 block of W. University Parkway told police his car was broken into while parked near his home yesterday and that property valued at $900 was stolen. Police said the thief escaped with a stereo radio, a pair of sunglasses, a camera bag and a 35mm camera. Police said a pry tool was used by the thief to open a window. Then a door was unlocked.

THEFT: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a 1985 Buick while the car was parked in the 3900 block of Tudor Arms Ave. yesterday and stole 25 cassette tapes. The owner of the car, a resident of the 2100 block of Kentucky Ave., told police the tapes were valued at more than $120 and that a window on the car was broken to gain entry.

THEFT: Northern District -- A resident of the 2600 block of Greenmount Ave. reported that someone entered her home yesterday and stole an 18-inch-long gold herringbone necklace from her purse. The victim told police that the jewelry was valued at nearly $300.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police reported a man armed with a handgun robbed the Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet in the 3800 block of Wilkens Ave. Monday night. Police said the man entered the eating place about 7 p.m. and ordered some french fries. When the clerk placed the order on the counter in front of the man and rang up the sale, the man pulled out a handgun, reached into the open cash register and grabbed a handful of currency. Police said the man then ran out the front door and escaped with an undisclosed sum.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police said a woman was robbed of $25 Monday night while walking in the 4000 block of Edmondson Ave. The victim, a resident of the 3900 block of Cranston Ave., told police she was walking by herself about 10 p.m. when she was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded her money. Following the robbery, the gunman fled.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police said a man armed with a handgun stopped a resident of the 4400 block of Dunland Road as he walked in the 500 block of Swann Ave. last night and ordered him to give up his money. Police said the victim complied and that the gunman escaped with less than $5.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- A female resident of the 3700 block of W. Mulberry St. told police she was walking in the 500 block of Allendale Road Monday afternoon when she was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who told her to give up her money. Police said the gunman escaped with less than $60.

SHOOTING: Southwestern District -- Police said a resident of the 3300 block of W. Mulberry St. was about to enter his home yesterday evening when he heard gunshots. Police said the man felt pain in one of his hands and saw he had been shot. The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was treated and released. Police said they had no motive in the shooting.

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