ASSAULT: Western District -- A resident of the 800 block of W. Fayette St. told police he was in the 100 block of N. Monroe St. Wednesday evening when he was struck by a car driven by a man he knows. Police said the victim, Clayton Williams, sustained a minor injury to his left leg. The motorist sped off and was being sought.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police reported that two men, one armed with a knife, accosted a resident of the 1000 block of W. Lanvale St. in the 300 block of N. Carrollton Ave. Wednesday afternoon and forced her to give up her purse. Police said the men escaped with property of unknown value. During the robbery, the man wielding the knife pressed the weapon to the victim's neck and threatened to cut her.
ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 2000 block of W. Lanvale St. told police she was robbed of $20 Wednesday afternoon after getting out of a cab in the 500 block of N. Pulaski St. The victim told police she had a $20 bill in her hand while standing outside the cab and was about to pay the driver when a man came by and snatched the money.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone broke into a rowhouse in the 1100 block of N. Sticker St. that was undergoing renovation and stole several feet of copper tubing. Police said the value of the tubing was not known.
SHOOTING/ARRESTS: Western District -- Police said a resident of the 2700 block of Baker St. was shot in the leg by one of two men who got out of a car in the 2800 block of W. North Ave. Wednesday evening. Police said the gunman fired several shots at Gary Aur, who was wounded in the right thigh. The gunman and his accomplice got back into the car and sped off. Police said Mr. Aur was taken to a hospital for treatment. His condition was not available. Shortly after the shooting, police arrested two men and were holding them at the station lockup pending charges.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said a woman was walking near her home early Wednesday when she was accosted by a man armed with a knife who demanded her money. Police said the victim, of the 2000 block of W. Lexington St., gave the man $40.
ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 1000 block of Harlem Ave. reported she was walking in the 2100 block of Pennsylvania Ave. Wednesday night when she was approached from behind by a man who stole her purse. Police said the man escaped with $13.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said a woman was walking in the 2100 block of N. Smallwood St. early Wednesday when a man approached her from behind and stole her purse. The victim, of the 2900 block of Westmont Ave., told police the man escaped with cash and property, all valued at more than $300.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 800 block of Reverdy Road reported that someone broke into his home and stole several pieces of jewelry, credit cards, a TV and a VCR. Police said the property was valued at more than $1,700 and that entry was gained by breaking out a pane of glass in a rear door.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police reported that a resident of the 1000 block of St. Dunstans Road was in the 3200 block of Greenmount Ave. about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday when she was robbed of her earrings and necklace by a man she recognized as a co-worker at a fast-food outlet in the Hunt Valley section of Baltimore County. Police said the man had a female accomplice. The jewelry was valued at nearly $700. Police said the man and his accomplice were being sought.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police said stereo equipment valued at nearly $1,000 was stolen from an apartment in the 3700 block of Greenmount Ave. between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning after someone gained entry.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police today continued their search for two men who robbed a York Road cycle shop Wednesday night. Police said two men, one armed with a large-caliber semi-automatic handgun, entered Horizon Cycles in the 6300 block of York Road about 8 p.m. Wednesday and announced a holdup. The robbers got more than $100.
THEFT: Northern District -- Officials of the Roland Park Country School in the 5200 block of Roland Ave. reported that someone entered the business office between 6 and 9 p.m. Tuesday and stole a fax machine. School officials told police the office equipment was valued at more than $2,200.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police said a VCR and cash were stolen from a dwelling in the 4000 block of Falls Road early Wednesday after someone gained entry through the front door.
THEFT: Northern District -- A student at Johns Hopkins University in the 3400 block of N. Charles St. told police that someone entered an office Tuesday and stole his jacket, valued at more than $200.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a garage in the 500 block of W. University Parkway over the weekend and stole a gas-powered lawnmower. Police said the property was valued at $200.