THEFT: Southeastern District -- Police said someone broke into a fire department ambulance yesterday evening while its crew was administering first aid to a patient inside a house in the 700 block of N. Milton Ave. and ransacked the vehicle's interior. Police Lt. Ernest Meadows said it was not immediately known what, if any, medical equipment or supplies were stolen. Emergency medical technician Carl Harp, 29, reported he and another medic assigned to Ambulance 16 arrived at their destination at 7:30 p.m. and entered a house to aid a person who complained of being ill. As required, the vehicle's doors were locked by the medics before they entered the house. Mr. Harp reported that when he and the other medic left the house at 7:39 p.m., they discovered that someone had forced open the locked rear door of the ambulance and ransacked the interior, opening cabinet drawers and strewing the contents about.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Employees of Bob's Mount Washington Auto Repairs in the 5700 block of Falls Road reported that someone broke into the garage between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning and stole a metal-cutting torch. Police said the 100-pound piece of equipment was valued at nearly $400 and that entry into the building was through a door.
THEFT: Northern District -- A resident of the 300 block of E. 25th St. reported that someone entered the back yard of his home between Monday and Wednesday and stole a 40-foot extension ladder and hooks to secure it to a building. Police said the ladder was valued at more than $600.
THEFT: Northern District -- Police said someone entered a room inside a house in the 3500 block of St. Paul St. several days ago and stole several pieces of jewelry. The victim told police the theft of three rings apparently occurred in mid-April and that they were valued at more than $1,000.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- A resident of the 100 block of E. 25th St. reported she was walking toward her home early yesterday when she was stopped by a man who ordered her to give up her purse. Police said that when the woman told the man to leave her alone, he struck her in the face and stole her purse. Police said the man escaped with cash and property, all valued at nearly $80. Police said the woman was not seriously injured.
THEFT: Northern District -- Police said someone stole a multi-speed bike from the 3400 block of N. Calvert St. by cutting its security chain. The bike, property of a resident of the 2600 block of N. Calvert St., was valued at $400.
ROBBERIES: Northern District -- Two students at the College of Notre Dame in the 4700 block of N. Charles St. reported they were walking in the 5800 block of York Road early yesterday when they were stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded their money. Police said the gunman forced the two females against a wall and robbed one of $25 and the other of $17.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- A resident of the 3800 block of Rexmere Road reported he was in the 400 block of E. 32nd St. around 1 p.m. yesterday when he was stopped by two men who asked for a match. Police said that before the victim could react, one of the men pulled out a handgun and ordered the man to give up his money. Police said the gunman and his accomplice escaped with cash and property, all valued at more than $300.
ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 700 block of Druid Park Lake Drive reported he was walking in the 1800 block of Walbrook Ave. Wednesday afternoon when he was stopped by a man with a handgun who ordered him to give up his money. Police said the gunman robbed the victim of $17 and his tennis shoes.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Members of the We Friends Social Club in the 1300 block of W. Baltimore St. reported that someone broke into the building between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning and stole a 25-inch TV. Police said the property was valued at $600 and that entry was gained by forcing the front door.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police said property valued at nearly $1,800 was stolen between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning after someone broke into a house in the 700 block of Whitmore Ave. Police said a camera, cash, three rings and a gold chain were stolen after someone entered through a rear door.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that several kitchen cabinets and doors were stolen after someone broke into a house in the 200 block of N. Carey St. Wednesday night. Police said the dwelling is city owned and is under renovation. The value of the cabinets and doors was not known.
ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police reported a man robbed the Atlantic Federal Savings and Loan Association in the 3300 block of Belair Road yesterday of an unknown sum. Police said the man entered the thrift shortly before 10 a.m. and ordered a teller to give him all the $50 and $100 bills in her cash drawer.