Baltimore CityBURGLARY: Northern District -- Police...

POLICE BLOTTER

June 16, 1992|By The following accounts were compiled by reporter Richard Irwin from police records in the Baltimore area yesterday and today.

Baltimore City

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that someone broke into the Rite Aid pharmacy in the 5600 block of The Alameda over the weekend and stole several watches and pieces of jewelry. Police said entry was gained by forcing the front door and that the thief escaped before police arrived. Police said the value of the property taken in the burglary was not known.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- A resident of the 1400 block of Winston Ave. reported he was in the 1600 block of W. Cold Spring Lane Sunday morning when he was assaulted by four men who robbed him of a small sum. The men drove off in a car bearing Virginia license plates. Police said the car had been stolen earlier in the city.

BURGLARY/ARREST: Northern District -- Police arrested a man yesterday and were holding him at the Northwestern District station pending charges that he broke into a room at Union Memorial Hospital in the 200 block of E. University Parkway and stole some snack food. Police said the man was seen leaving the building and was arrested about two blocks from the hospital.

ROBBERY/CUTTING: Northern District -- Police reported that a resident of the 4300 block of Forest Park Ave. was in the 3000 block of N. Charles St. shortly before 2 a.m. yesterday when he was stopped by three men who ordered him to give up his property. Police said that when the victim, Preston Hinton, refused, one of the men brandished a broken bottle and cut him on the hand. Police said the men then robbed Mr. Hinton of $15 and escaped. Police said Mr. Hinton was not seriously injured.

ROBBERY/ARREST: Northern District -- Police arrested a man and were holding him at the Northwestern District station pending robbery charges. Police said a resident of the 4400 block of Wrenwood Ave. was in the 500 block of E. 42nd St. Sunday when she was stopped by a man who stole her jacket after assaulting her. Later, police made an arrest. Police said the woman was not seriously injured.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 1400 block of Union Ave. in Hampden reported that someone broke into her apartment over the weekend and stole a diamond ring. Police said the ring was valued at nearly $1,300.

RAPE TRY: Western District -- Police today were seeking two men who attacked a woman as she walked in the 1500 block of School St. yesterday morning and attempted to rape her. The woman told police she was walking alone at 5:40 a.m. when two men attacked her and tried to tear her clothing off. The victim reported she struggled with the men as they attempted to disrobe her, causing them to flee. Police said the woman was not injured.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Police reported a man armed with a small-caliber handgun accosted a resident of the 2700 block of The Alameda as he walked in the 900 block of N. Bentalou St. yesterday afternoon and demanded he give up his jewelry. Police said the gunman escaped with a 24-inch gold necklace and an 8-inch silver necklace. Police said the property was valued at more than $400.

ROBBERY: Western District -- An out-of-town resident reported he was walking in the 1200 block of W. Lafayette Ave. about 7 p.m. yesterday when he was stopped by a man armed with a sawed-off shotgun who ordered him to give up his jewelry. Police said the gunman escaped with two herring bone chains and a gold medallion. Police said the value of the jewelry was not known.

THEFT: Western District -- A resident of the 2400 block of Francis St. reported that someone entered his home over the weekend and stole a TV set from the bedroom. Police said the property was valued at $100 and that the victim suspects the TV was stolen by a man he knows. Police said the victim was expected to seek a warrant for the man's arrest.

THEFT: Western District -- Police were seeking a man who entered a home in the 800 block of W. Lexington St. over the weekend and stole a TV set and a VCR. Police said the property was valued at more than $500 and that a 23-year-old man known to the victim is suspected of taking the property.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Employees of Early Times Auto Repairs in the 2900 block of Buena Vista St. reported that someone broke into their building over the weekend and stole several hand and power tools. Police said the value of the property was not known and that entry was gained by forcing the front door.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police said an undisclosed sum was stolen Sunday afternoon after someone broke into J.R. Seafood in the 2400 block of Frederick Ave. Police said someone forced a rear door and stole cash from a secured area. Police said a man in his mid-20s was being sought in connection with the break-in.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 600 block of S. Pulaski St. reported that someone forcibly entered his house Sunday night and stole a VCR. Police said the property was valued at $300 and that entry was gained through the front door.

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