ASSAULT/ROBBERY: Central District -- Police reported that a man with no permanent address was in critical condition today at Johns Hopkins Hospital after he was struck with a baseball bat during a robbery last night in the 100 block of Ware St., just off the 2400 block of St. Paul St. Police said that around 11 p.m., Ronald Eason, 41, was walking on Ware Street when he was stopped by two men who asked him for money to buy food. Police said Mr. Eason gave $20 to the men, who noticed that he had more money in his pocket. One of the men then picked up a baseball bat that was laying in the street and struck Mr. Eason over the head, knocking him to the pavement. The two men then robbed Mr. Eason of more money before escaping on foot. Police said a passerby assisted the robbery victim to St. Paul Street, where they summoned an police officer.
ROBBERY: Central District -- A resident of the 1300 block of John St. reported she was in her back yard shortly after 10 p.m. yesterday when she was accosted by two men, one of whom told her he was armed with a weapon. The woman told police the men stole her purse containing cash and property valued at several hundred dollars. Police said the men also robbed the woman of several pieces of jewelry.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Police said a resident of the 1700 block of N. Calvert St. was near his home around 11 p.m. yesterday when he was stopped by a man armed with a knife who ordered him to give up his money. Police said the victim complied and gave up nearly $200.
SHOOTING: Northwestern District -- Police reported a resident of the 3900 block of Flowerton Ave. was shot in the leg as he standing in the 5200 block of Park Heights Ave. Dewayne Spady was at the corner of Park Heights and Belvedere avenues shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday when he was hit by a bullet fired by an unknown person. Police said Mr. Spady was taken by ambulance to Sinai Hospital, where he was listed today in good condition.
SHOOTING: Northwestern District -- Police said a man was shot Tuesday afternoon while walking in the rear of Frederick Douglass High School in the 2300 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway. Police said Mark Powell, of the 3500 block of W. Garrison Ave., was walking near the school around 3 p.m. Tuesday when someone fired a shot that struck him in the upper leg. Police said Mr. Powell was taken to an area hospital for treatment and that no arrest had been made. Police said it was not known if Mr. Powell had been shot intentionally or was struck by a stray bullet.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 4000 block of Maine Ave. reported he was near his home late Tuesday night when he was accosted by a man armed with a sawed-off shotgun who robbed him of his car. Police said the gunman drove off in the victim's 1977 Buick with Maryland plates SRG-380.
ASSAULT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police arrested a man and were holding him at the Eastern District pending charges in connection with the beating of a 21-year-old resident of the 1300 block of Homestead St. during an incident near the victim's home Tuesday night. Police said the victim was attacked by a man known to him who struck him several times in the face, causing an injury to one eye. The victim, whose name was not immediately available, was taken to Union Memorial Hospital, where he was treated and released. A short time after the attack, police arrested a suspect.
BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 5000 block of Moravia Road reported that someone broke into his home Tuesday afternoon and stole at least two watches and some cash. Police said the property was valued at nearly $300 and that entry was gained by forcing a front window.
THEFT/ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police responding to a shoplifting at the Kmart store in the 5100 block of Sinclair Lane arrested a man who attempted to leave the store without paying for merchandise valued at nearly $60. Police said the man was detained by a store security officer until police arrived. Police said the man was being held at the Eastern District lockup pending theft charges.
SHOOTING: Western District -- Police said a resident of the 1000 block of N. Fulton Ave. was listed in fair condition today at an area hospital after he was shot during an incident Tuesday on West Lanvale Street. Police said George Edwards was in the 1700 block of W. Lanvale St. shortly before noon when he was accosted by a man in his 20s who pulled out a 9mm semi-automatic handgun and shot Mr. Edwards in the left leg. Police said Mr. Edwards, who did not recognize the gunman, was admitted to Sinai Hospital.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said a woman was walking in the 900 block of N. Gilmor St. when she was attacked from behind by two men who stole her purse. The victim, a resident of the 800 block of N. Stricker St., was uninjured and told police that her purse contained a small sum of cash.