ASSAULT/ARRESTS: Southwestern District -- Police yesterday arrested two men and charged them with assaulting three men with a handgun during an incident in the first block of S. Pulaski St. Police said the three victims, two from the 2100 block of Boyd St. and the third from the first block of S. Monroe St., were standing in the first block of S. Pulaski St. shortly before noon yesterday when they were approached by two men, one armed with a .38-caliber handgun. Police said an altercation broke out between all five men and that during a struggle for the gun, it went off. No one was injured. Police arrived moments later and arrested the two men. Charged with three counts of assault by shooting at, possession of a deadly weapon, discharging a firearm within the city limits and reckless endangerment was Reginald Richardson, 21, of the 2100 block of W. Fairmount Ave. Charged with three counts of assault was Michael Williams, 24, also of the 2100 block of W. Fairmount Ave. Police said both men appeared last night before a District Court commissioner and were each ordered held in lieu of $50,000 bail.
BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 3100 block of Windsor Ave. told police that someone broke into his home over the weekend and stole property valued at nearly $600. Police said entry was gained by breaking a window.
ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police said a man was robbed Sunday evening of $40 by two men who accosted him as he walked in the 600 block of Poplar Grove St. The victim, a resident of the 3100 block of Baker St., told police he was walking by himself about 6:30 p.m. Sunday when he was stopped by two men who demanded his money. The victim told police that during the robbery one of the men placed an unknown hard object in his back and warned him not to resist. Police said the men escaped on foot.
ROBBERY: Central District -- A resident of the 600 block of George St. told police she was walking in the 900 block of Argyle Ave. shortly before 9 p.m. yesterday when she was accosted by a man armed with a handgun who demanded her money. Police said the woman complied, giving the gunman $20. Police said the gunman escaped on foot.
HOLDUP: Central District -- Police today were seeking two men who robbed a supermarket yesterday of nearly $300. Police said two men entered the Super Fresh market in the 200 block of McMechen St. shortly before 8 p.m. and walked up to a cashier. There, one of the men pulled out a handgun and ordered the clerk to give up the money in her cash register. After taking the money, the men ran out the front door and escaped.
THEFT: Central District -- A resident of the 2500 block of Linden Ave. reported that between Dec. 26 and last week someone entered his apartment and stole two city payroll checks. The victim told police he later learned that the checks were cashed at a local liquor store for their total amount, $553.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone entered an apartment in the 1900 block of McCulloh St. yesterday with a key and stole property valued at $300. Police said the intruder escaped with a 25-inch TV set.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Employees of the H.M. Rowe Co. in the 600 block of N. Gilmor St. reported that someone broke into their building between Jan. 24 and yesterday and stole office equipment valued at nearly $1,000. Police said entry was through a rear window.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone forced his way into the G.L. McCoy framing company in the 300 block of N. Monroe St. over the past three days and stole several interior doors. Police said the doors were valued at more than $300 and that entry was gained through a rear door.
ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 500 block of N. Carey St. told police she was walking in the 700 block of N. Carey St. shortly before 11 a.m. yesterday when she was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who pointed the weapon at her face and demanded her money. Police said the gunman escaped with more than $100.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police reported a man armed with a handgun robbed a food store of several hundred dollars yesterday. Police said a man armed with a handgun entered Tyson's food market in the 900 block of N. Bentalou St. shortly before 4 p.m. and ordered an employee to remove money from the cash register. Police said the clerk gave an undisclosed sum to the gunman, who ran out the front door and escaped.
THEFT: Northern District -- A resident of the 3100 block of N. Charles St. reported that while his car was parked near his home over the weekend someone broke into the vehicle and stole property valued at nearly $1,000. Police said entry was gained by forcing open a window.