Baltimore CityROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A resident...

POLICE BLOTTER

May 27, 1992|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 2700 block of Mosher St. told police he was in the 5700 block of Wabash Ave. shortly after 9 p.m. yesterday when he was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who ordered him to give up his money. The victim, a city school teacher, told police the gunman escaped with more than $100.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Police reported a man armed with a handgun robbed the China Pearl restaurant last night of more than $100. Police said a man armed with a handgun entered the restaurant in the 4000 block of Fallstaff Road shortly before 10 p.m. and ordered an employee standing behind the counter to give him the contents of the cash register. Police said the employed complied, giving the gunman $150. Police said the gunman then ran out the door.

ROBBERY TRY: Northwestern District -- Police reported a man fired a shot inside a Park Heights Avenue grocery store last night when he was unable to remove a cash register from the counter during an attempted armed robbery. Police said a man entered Slater's grocery store in the 5100 block of Park Heights Ave. and tried to steal the register. Police said when the man was unable to remove it from the counter, he pulled out a handgun and fired a shot. Police said no one was injured and the gunman fled without any money.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Police said a resident of the 3000 block of Reisterstown Road was walking near his home shortly after 8 p.m. yesterday when he was stopped by a man armed with a handgun who demanded he give up his money. Police said the victim gave more than $100 to the gunman, who fled on foot.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Police said two men, one armed with a sawed-off shotgun, accosted a resident of the 4400 block of Woodlea Ave. as he walked in the 3900 block of Belle Ave. around 1 p.m. yesterday and ordered him to give up his money. Police said the gunman and his accomplice escaped with $100.

ROBBERIES: Northwestern District -- Police today were seeking four men, each 40 to 50, in the robbery of two men and the attempted robbery of a third in the 4700 block of Gwynn Oak Ave. early yesterday. Police said the victims, a resident of the 3800 block of Chatham Road in the city, the 8000 block of Woodgate Court in Milford Mill and the first block of Hobart Court in Randallstown, were in the 4700 block of Gwynn Oak Ave. around 12:20 a.m. when a black Chrysler New Yorker, occupied by four men, stopped near them. Police said the men, one armed with a shotgun and another with a handgun, robbed one of the victims of $120 and another of $50. The third man had no money. Police said the four men got back into the car and sped off.

BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- Employees of Victor Sales in the 3600 block of Woodland Ave. told police someone broke into their business over the weekend and stole a .38-caliber handgun, several pieces of jewelry and more than $100. Police said a 20-year-old man was being sought.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- A 19-year-old resident of the 1500 block of Baker St. reported she was in the 4100 block of St. George's Ave. early yesterday when she was stopped by two men who demanded she give up her purse and her tennis shoes. Police said the woman complied, giving the two men cash and property, all valued at about $100.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Employees of the Boulevard Hardware Store in the 3300 block of Greenmount Ave. reported that someone broke into their business early yesterday after throwing a brick through the front window and stole a chain saw and a grass-trimmer. Police said the equipment was valued at more than $1,200.

THEFT: Northern District -- A resident of the 700 block of Belgian Ave. told police that after he secured his 12-speed bicycle to a pole in the 3200 block of Greenmount Ave. Monday night, a man he knew broke the security chain and stole the bike. Police said the bike was valued at $200 and that a suspect is being sought.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into a church in the 500 block of E. 39th St. and stole a small sum of cash. Officials of the Winston Baptist Church told police someone entered their building between Monday night and early yesterday through a side door and entered an office on the second floor. The intruder stole $10.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 2900 block of Oakford Ave. reported that someone forced his way into his home early yesterday and stole property valued at more than $500. The victim told police entry was gained through a basement door and that the burglar escaped with a microwave oven, VCR and a gas grill.

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