Baltimore CitySHOOTING: Western District -- A 15-year-old...


April 29, 1993|By Richard Irwin

Baltimore City

SHOOTING: Western District -- A 15-year-old from the 1200 block of Mosher St. was shot in the arm Wednesday evening while sitting on the front steps of a neighbor's house. Shortly before 7 p.m., the teen-ager was listening to the radio when she heard two gunshots. She felt a pain in her upper left arm and saw blood coming from the wound. After running into her house and telling her mother she was shot, the girl was taken by ambulance to the University of Maryland Medical Center, where she was listed in good condition. At the scene, police recovered a bullet fragment where the girl had been sitting. Police said they did not know the origin of the gunshots.

ROBBERY/ARREST: Western District -- A diabetic man purchased 100 syringes at a pharmacy at Mondawmin Mall and was walking in the 2100 block of Pennsylvania Ave. Wednesday evening when a man robbed him of the the medical supplies after asking the victim if he was going to sell them, apparently for illegal purposes. Later, police arrested Charles Bennett, 44, of the 1300 block of N. Calhoun St., and charged him with assault and robbery.

THEFT: Western District -- Copper downspouting valued at $300 was stolen from the Sharon Baptist Church in the 1300 block of N. Stricker St. Tuesday.

PURSE SNATCH: Western District -- A resident of the 3700 block of Reisterstown Road was walking in the 2500 block of Reisterstown Road Wednesday when a man stole her purse containing more than $100.

CUTTING: Western District -- During an argument with a woman at her home in the 2600 block of Edmondson Ave., a resident of the 800 block of Wicklow Road was cut in the face with a box cutter. A suspect was being sought. The victim was treated at Bon Secours Hospital .

ASSAULT: Southeastern District -- A teen-age resident of the 600 block of N. Bouldin St. was treated at Francis Scott Key Medical Center Wednesday for injuries received when she was attacked by two boys in the 1700 block of Dundalk Ave.

ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Two youths, one with a gun, robbed two young boys of their bikes in the 1600 block of Elrino St. Wednesday night. The bikes were valued at more than $200.

BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- Someone entered a house in the 100 block of N. Decker Ave. through the front door Wednesday morning and stole property valued at $300.

ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- Two men, one with a gun, robbed a resident of the 3900 block of Penhurst Ave. of his 1992 Chevrolet van in the 100 block of Aisquith St. Wednesday morning after the unarmed man struck the van owner on the head with a bottle.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Two men with guns robbed Penn Optical in the 5100 block of Park Heights Ave. of $25. The men also robbed four employees of their cash and property, all valued at more than $200.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Two men attacked a woman as she walked in the 4900 block of Edgemere Ave. Wednesday and robbed her of nearly $50.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Two hitch-hikers robbed a resident of the 600 block of N. Appleton St. of more than $200 Wednesday afternoon after telling him to stop in the 4100 block of Calloway Ave.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 4400 block of Belvieu Ave. was in the 5100 block of Beaufort Ave. Wednesday afternoon when two men, one with a handgun, robbed him of cash and property, all valued at $500.

THEFT: Northern District -- More than 40 feet of copper downspouting, valued at $300, was stolen from the Lovely Lane Methodist Church in the 2200 block of St. Paul St. Monday night or Tuesday morning.

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ROBBERY: Woodlawn District -- Two men, one with a knife, robbed a man in a restroom near the eating area of Security Square Mall. A mall patron was about to leave the lavatory shortly before 11 a.m. when two men entered. While one stood at the door as a lookout, the other drew a knife and demanded the victim's money.


THEFT: Edgewood -- A woman stole three pairs of shoes valued at nearly $40 from Fava shoes at the Edgewater Shopping Center in the 1800 block of Pulaski Highway Wednesday. After placing the shoes on the counter, the woman put one hand in her pocket and told the clerk she had a gun and to open the cash register. The clerk laughed and pulled the woman's empty hand from her pocket. The woman picked up the shoes and fled.

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