ROBBERY/ARREST: Western District -- A woman was robbed of her purse yesterday morning and a man was arrested. Police said the victim, a resident of the 1200 block of N. Stricker St., was walking in the 1700 block of Winchester St. around 11 a.m. when she was approached from the rear by a man who knocked her down and stole her purse. A short time later, police arrested Harry Kimble, 42, of the 900 block of N. Stricker St., and charged him with assault and robbery. Police said the suspect was held overnight at the station pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
CUTTING: Western District -- A resident of the 900 block of Harlem Ave. was cut on the left shoulder with a knife at his home. Police said he refused medical treatment for the injury and also refused to cooperate with police in their investigation. Police said a woman and a man known to the victim are suspected of attacking him, but that the victim declined to name them or press charges. Police said man was not seriously injured.
ROBBERY: Western District -- A 10-year-old resident of the 1300 block of W. North Ave. told police he was riding his bicycle near his home when he was knocked to the ground by a man in his 20s who stole the bike. Police said the youth was uninjured and that his bike, a 26-inch multispeed mountain bike, was valued at more than $100.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2700 block of Pennsylvania Ave. reported that someone broke into her home through a rear window and stole a VCR, several tapes and a pair of tennis shoes. Police said the property was valued at more than $700.
ROBBERY: Western District -- A teen-ager armed with a handgun stopped a resident of the 800 block of Druid Lake Park Drive in the 1100 block of Whitelock St. and demanded his money. Police said the gunman got less than $5.
ROBBERY/ARRESTS: Western District -- Police investigating the armed robbery of a man in the 200 block of N. Gilmor St. early yesterday arrested two men and were holding them at the station. Police said the victim was walking in the 1600 block of N. Fulton Ave. around 1 a.m. when he was stopped by two men who asked if he had any cocaine. When the victim told the men he didn't deal in narcotics, he turned to flee and at least five shots were fired at the man but none hit him. The uninjured victim fell and threw his money on the pavement. Police said the two men picked up nearly $40 and fled. Later, police arrested Louis Williams, 22, of the 100 block of Colvin St., and Kevin Madison, 20, of the 4000 block of Ethland Ave. and charged each of them with armed robbery and assault with intent to kill. Police said Mr. Williams was held overnight in the station lockup on $15,000 bail and Mr. Madison was ordered held on $50,000 bail. Each man, police said, was due to appear today at a bail review hearing before a District Court judge.
ROBBERY/ARRESTS: Western District -- Police arrested two adults and a juvenile early yesterday and charged them with armed robbery of a man in the 1900 block of W. Lafayette Ave. Police said the victim, a resident of the 3700 block of W. Garrison Ave., was robbed of his jewelry, watch and $11 by three men, one armed with a handgun, about 1 a.m. yesterday. The men fled in a car. Later, a Southern District officer was at Baltimore and South streets when he saw the vehicle described as the robbers' get-away car. Police said the vehicle was stopped and its three occupants arrested by back-up units from the Central District. Charged with armed robbery and using a handgun in the commission of a felony were Walter McCauley, 21, of the 3400 block of Spellman Road, Cherry Hill; Joseph Johnson, 17, of the 600 block of Yale Ave., who was charged as an adult, and John White, in his 20s, of the 700 block of Reedbird Ave. in Cherry Hill. Police said Mr. McCauley was held overnight in lieu of $10,000 and the teen-ager on $10,000 bail. Mr. White, police said, was ordered held on $25,000 bond. Police said after the three suspects arrived at the police station, an officer inspected the interior of the patrol wagon and found a watch that belonged to the robbery victim.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 2700 block of N. Calvert St. reported that someone broke into his garage over the weekend and stole computer equipment valued at $5,000.
THEFT: Northern District -- Someone forced their way into a car parked in the 1400 block of Union Ave. and stole hand and power tools. The owner of the property, a resident of the 1400 block of Union Ave., told police the tools were valued at $500.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Someone broke into an apartment in the 2600 block of Quantico Ave. yesterday and stole a VCR and a remote control device. Police said the property was valued at more than $400.