Ellicott City/elkridge

February 01, 1993

Student injured in attack by older teen-agers

A ninth-grade student at Centennial High School received minor injuries when he was attacked in Ellicott City Friday morning by a group of older teen-agers who stole his $125 jacket, county police said.

The unidentified student was taken to Howard County General Hospital for treatment of minor facial injuries, police said.

The student was injured while walking home with a group of Centennial High students at about 11 a.m. Friday in the 4200 block of Centennial Lane.

A tan or beige vehicle pulled next to them, and about seven people, aged 16 to 18, got out and approached the Centennial High group, police said.

After a brief conversation, one of the older youths punched the ninth-grader, police said. When the victim fell, the attackers continued punching him and began kicking him. They also stole his $125 blue Marlins starter jacket.

The victim's brother, also a ninth grader at Centennial High, tried to help but was also attacked, police said.

The attackers fled in their vehicle, possibly a Buick Skylark.

POLICE LOG

* Ellicott City::3000 block of Bethany Lane: Someone stole a TV, VCR, and a pair of boots from the Bethany Lane Baptist Church between Nov. 29 and Dec. 5.

9100 block of Northfield Road: A teacher at Northfield Elementary School reported someone stole a $75 microphone between 11 p.m. Jan. 15 and 6 a.m. Jan. 19.

4700 block of Columbia Road: Someone scratched a 1992 Mazda between 4 p.m. Sunday and 9:30 a.m. Monday.

2500 block of Ashbrook Drive: Someone sprayed blue paint on the driver's door on a 1991 Volkswagen Cabriolet after 8 p.m. Sunday.

4000 block of Pebble Beach Road: Someone drove a vehicle across a lawn between 11 p.m. Jan. 24 and 7 a.m. last Monday.

* Elkridge::7000 block of Ducketts Lane: Someone damaged the front of a 1980 Caterpillar tractor-trailer between 4 p.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. Wednesday.

6000 block of Ducketts Lane: Someone forced open a door between 4 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday, and stole siding, coil and construction supplies.

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