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BALTIMORE CITY* SHOOTING:

August 16, 1994|By Richard Irwin

BALTIMORE CITY

* SHOOTING: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 2800 block of Hilldale Road was assaulted by a gunman near his home Monday. During the assault, the gun discharged and the victim sustained a minor bullet wound to the right arm. Later, police arrested a resident of the 1200 block of Ramblewood Road in connection with the incident and were holding him at the police station pending charges.

* ASSAULT: Northwestern District -- Police were seeking a man who struck a resident of the 3500 block of Virginia Ave. with a chair and a garbage can when the victim attempted to break up a fight at a party inside a house in the 4600 block of Reisterstown Road over the weekend. The victim was treated at Sinai Hospital for head and back injuries.

* ROBBERY/ARREST: Northwestern District -- Police arrested a man who robbed an employee of the Pimlico Racecourse in the 5200 block of Park Heights Ave. of $25 in the stable area Saturday. The victim was watching TV Saturday night near the stable area when he heard a noise. While investigating, the victim was accosted by a man who implied he had a gun and demanded his money. Later, police arrested a suspect in the case. During the investigation of the suspect, police learned he had several outstanding warrants against him.

* ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- An employee of an auto dealership was driving a 1994 Mercury Tracer in the 3500 block of Reisterstown Road Sunday when he stopped to use a pay phone. As he approached the phone, the salesman was asked by a man if he had change for $1. Before the salesman could reply, he was grabbed from the rear by another man who robbed him of less than $10. Both men then got into the victim's car and drove away.

* ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 4100 block of Pimlico Road was in the 2900 block of Violet Ave. Sunday night when he was assaulted by a gunman who struck him with the weapon then robbed him of $5. The victim was treated at Sinai Hospital for a minor injury and released.

BALTIMORE COUNTY

* RAPE: White Marsh Precinct -- Police were seeking a man known as "Jerry" in connection with the rape early Monday morning of a 27-year-old Highlandtown woman on a dirt road off the 10500 block of Philadelphia Road. The man and woman were returning from Essex around 2:30 a.m. when the man pulled onto the dirt road and forced the woman out of his black Mazda pickup truck. He then lowered the vehicle's tailgate, forced the woman onto the tailgate and raped her. The man then drove off, leaving the woman on the road. She wandered onto Philadelphia Road and flagged down Officer Michael Burton, who later transported the woman to the rape crisis center at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

* ROBBERY: North Point Precinct -- A gunman robbed the High's dairy store in the first block of Shipping Place of an undisclosed sum of money Monday afternoon.

* THEFT/ARREST: North Point Precinct -- An employee of Sears Roebuck & Co. at the Eastpoint Mall in the 7800 block of Eastern Ave. was arrested Monday night and charged with stealing more than $1,000 from cash registers since early May. Store security personnel suspected the employee and had him under surveillance. Charged with theft and held at the station pending a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner was Clayton Larson, 19, of the 8200 block of Kavanagh Road.

HARFORD COUNTY

* MURDER TRY/ARREST: Joppa -- Police arrested a 31-year-old Joppa man and charged him with attempting to stab his estranged wife to death during an altercation inside the man's car Monday morning while stopped on U.S. 40 between Joppa and Joppa Farm Road. The victim, Inella Wilkens, 38, of the 1100 block of Plaza Circle, Joppatowne, fled the car and was found near her place of business in Perryman, where she was placed aboard a State Police Med-Evac helicopter and flown to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Her condition was listed as guarded. Several hours later, workers found the suspect, Mark Wayne Renwick, of the 200 block of Philadelphia Road, lying in a field off Joppa Farm Road, bleeding from apparently self-inflicted knife wounds. He also was transported to Shock Trauma and is in guarded condition. Mr. Renwick was charged in warrants with attempted murder and related assault and weapon charges.

METRO CRIME STOPPERS

* 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, reported by Richard Irwin.

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