BREAK-IN/ARSON: Northern District -- About noon Monday, several youths entered the kitchen of a home in the 2700 block of Oakley Ave., defaced the front door and living room wall and set a fire in the kitchen. The amount of damage was not known. The intruders were being sought.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Five basketballs worth about $160 were taken from the Roosevelt Recreation Center in the 1200 block of W. 36th St. between 11 p.m. Sunday and 2 p.m. Monday. There was no forced entry.
BREAKING AND ENTERING: Northern District -- Six videotapes, one bus pass, and $32 in cash were taken from a home in the 500 block of W. University Drive between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Sunday.
ARMED ROBBERY: Central District -- $100 was taken from a pedestrian about 5:15 p.m. Monday in the 700 block of W. North Ave. after the victim was threatened with an unidentified weapon.
BREAKING AND ENTERING: Northern District -- A telephone, hand drill, school books and a backpack, all valued at $390, plus a wallet containing $75 cash, were taken from a home in the 1100 block of Gorsuch Ave. between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday.
STOLEN AUTO: A two-door, black 1976 Buick with Md. tags MHA901 was taken from the 4800 block of York Road between 2 p.m. Sunday and 2 a.m. Monday.
ARMED ROBBERY: Woodlawn District -- Two men wearing glow-in-the-dark hockey masks robbed Caton's Pizza in the 5200 block of Baltimore National Pike of $763 and took $22 from a customer about 9 p.m. Monday.
RAPE: Garrison District -- A woman was forced into the woods and raped in the 9600 block of Reisterstown Road between 7:45 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Sept. 30.
BANK ROBBERY: Parkville District -- Two men held up Rosedale Federal in the 6700 block of Bel Air Road Monday, firing one shot into the air and taking a unknown amount of money. Two suspects were arrested later in the 4200 block of Belmar Avenue.
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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 County, reported by Brad Snyder.