Central District -- A man walking...


May 31, 1994


* ROBBERY: Central District -- A man walking in the 700 block of N. Howard St. had the waist pouch he was wearing, which contained $120 in property, snatched from him about 8 p.m. Sunday. The thief ran down West Monument Street.

* ARMED ROBBERY: Northern District -- A man and a woman entered a 7-Eleven store in the 4400 block of York Road shortly before midnight Sunday, threatened the clerk with a knife and stole $13 worth of candy bars.

* AGGRAVATED ASSAULT: Northern District -- A motorist was driving east on Edgecombe Circle South at 2:05 a.m. yesterday when somebody threw a brick though his windshield and hit him in the arm. The assailant fled on foot.

* ABDUCTION & ASSAULT: Northern District -- A 26-year-old man was forced by a man displaying a .38-caliber handgun and a badge to get into a van in the 500 block of Glenwood Ave. between 1:45 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. Sunday. The suspect drove the victim to Robert E. Lee Park on Falls Road. When the victim tried to call out to some people, the assailant kicked him out of the van, taking $78 of the victim's money.

* ARSON: Northern District -- Someone set a fire in a storage room in a building in the 1000 block of Woodson Road yesterday at 1:15 a.m., causing $11,000 damage.

* CARJACKING: Northwestern District -- A motorist driving a 1988 Dodge white and brown custom van, Maryland tags 636331M, was stopped at a stop sign in the 3200 block of Mondawmin Ave. at 2:25 a.m. yesterday when a man approached the truck holding a silver-plated .25-caliber handgun and demanded the driver's money. After the motorist handed over his wallet, the gunman ordered him out of the van, climbed in and fled with the van, driving east on Gwynns Falls Parkway.

* ASSAULT & ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A delivery man for Pizza Boli was robbed in the 3900 block of Primrose Ave. yesterday at 12:15 a.m. by a man who struck him, took an unknown amount of money and fled on foot.

* ROBBERY & ASSAULT: Western District -- A man approached an elderly woman in the 2800 block of Woodbrook Ave. yesterday about 6 a.m. and robbed and beat her, breaking her arm and cutting her in the face.


* BURGLARY: Catonsville Precinct -- An intruder smashed the front-door glass at the Pizza Boli in the 6400 block of Baltimore National Pike between 1 a.m. and 2:15 a.m. yesterday and removed an unknown amount of money from the cash register.

* KIDNAPPING: Catonsville Precinct -- A 60-year-old Lansdowne man was abducted yesterday about 2 a.m. in the 3200 block of Bero Road. The kidnapper was driving him to a bank machine with the intention of having him withdraw money when the victim jumped from the car. The car was recovered by police, and warrants were being prepared yesterday to charge a suspect.

* STOLEN AUTO--Towson Precinct -- A 1994 4-door Honda Accord, Maryland temporary tags 41207F, was stolen from in front of a house in the 6500 block of Pimlico Road between 10 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. yesterday.

* BREAKING & ENTERING: Towson Precinct -- Someone broke into a garage in the first block of Meadow Road sometime between Sunday night and yesterday morning through an unlocked door. The intruder broke a passenger window in a car and broke the ignition in an apparent attempt to steal the car.

* ARMED ROBBERY: Essex Precinct -- A man entered the Sanitary Food Store in the 100 block of Beacon Road yesterday at 12:45 a.m. and when the clerk asked if he needed help, replied, "Yes, you can help me by giving me all your money." The clerk handed over the cash in the register, and the man, who had motioned to his waistband as if he had a weapon but did not display one, fled.

* STOLEN TRACTOR TRAILER: Dundalk Precinct -- A tractor-trailer containing 600 cases of iced tea mix worth $40,000 was stolen from the East Point Mall about 12:30 p.m. Sunday. The truck, with Maryland tags 167F39, and the trailer, with Maine tags K77654, are owned by Wheatley Trucking Co. of Cambridge.


* CALL IN TIPS: Readers with information on these or other crimes can call Metro Crime Stoppers' confidential 24-hour hot line, 276-8888. Names are not taken, calls are not recorded and rewards of up to $1,000 may be paid for information.

Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore and Harford counties.

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