Severna Park Teen Raped And Robbed

Police beat

February 13, 1992

A 19-year-old Severna Park woman told Annapolis police a man raped her and threatened her during a two-hour ordeal Tuesday.

Police interviewed the woman around 10:30 a.m. at Anne Arundel Medical Center, where she was being treated for injuries.

The woman said her attacker threatened to kill her and stole a diamond ring worth $5,000 and a ruby ring worth $2,500 from her fingers, police said.

City police would not release information on the suspect yesterday.

CITY HOME ROBBED OF JEWELRY, EQUIPMENT

A thief stole more than $600 worth of jewelry and photo equipment from an Annapolis home between 9 a.m. and 2:25 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

Ernestine Blake, of the 200 block of Hilltop Lane, reported the break-in at 5:53 p.m. Among the items she reported missing were a herringbone necklace worth $140, a gold bracelet and a camera worth $200, police said.

HOMEOWNER SHOT WHILE IN HIS YARD

A Brooklyn Park man working in his yard was shot in the leg Tuesday evening, county police reported.

Investigators said the man, who lives in the 300 block of Cedar Hill Lane, was working in his yard at about 5 p.m. when he heard gunshots coming from the woods at the edge of his property.

When he walked over to woods, he saw two teen-agers standing in the trees. Heyelled to them to stop shooting near his property.

As he walked back toward his home, he heard two more shots, one of which hit him inthe leg.

Jesse Howard Blaton, 49, was treated and released from North Arundel Hospital.

SHOE STORE ROBBED OF $321 AT GUNPOINT

A gunman robbed a shoe store near Annapolis of $321 Tuesday morning, police said.

Detectives said the robber walked into the Stride Rite shoe store in Parole Plaza at about noon and demanded money from the cashier.

He ordered two clerks into the bathroom of the store before he left.

The gunman was described as a black man in his early 20s,about 5 feet 6 inches tall, wearing a navy blue ski cap and a long tan coat.

HIGH SCHOOL VANDALS SET SPRINKLERS ALIGHT

Vandals at Annapolis High School wrapped three sprinkler heads in toilet paper and set them on fire Tuesday.

At about 9:30 a.m., fire fighters were called to the school in the 2700 block of Riva Road for fires in two boys' bathrooms. When they arrived, they found two sprinkler heads in one bathroom on fire and a third in another bathroom on fire, said Fire Department spokesman Capt. Gary Sheckells.

Sheckells said damageto the ceiling and sprinkler heads is about $25.

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