Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore and...

POLICE BLOTTER

October 31, 1997|By Richard Irwin

Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore and Baltimore County.

Western District

Rape try: A woman was in the 3500 block of Woodbrook Ave. about 11 p.m. Wednesday when a man with an unknown weapon forced her into an alley and was about to rape her when she escaped.

Northwestern District

Shooting: A man walking in the 5900 block of Reisterstown Road on Wednesday afternoon was shot in the right hand by an unknown assailant. The victim was treated at Northwest Hospital Center and released.

Robbery: A gunman robbed a man of $20 in the first block of N. Hilton St. about 11: 15 p.m. Wednesday.

Robbery: A woman was about to enter her home in the 3000 block of W. Garrison Ave. about 1 a.m. Wednesday when two men asked if they could help her. When the woman reached into her purse for her house keys, more than $100 dropped to the porch. The men picked up the money and fled.

Eastern District

Assault: Police were seeking a man who struck a woman in the face with a brick Wednesday in an alley behind the 400 block of E. Biddle St. The woman was treated at Mercy Medical Center.

Southern District

Robbery: A gunman robbed Pratt Wigs in the 2000 block of W. Pratt St. of less than $200 Wednesday.

Woodlawn Precinct

Shooting: A man and woman were walking in the first block of Walden Cypress Court about 10 p.m. Wednesday when a gunman shot the woman in the abdomen. She was taken by ambulance to Maryland Shock Trauma Center and was in serious condition yesterday. Police said they were seeking the victim's former boyfriend.

Parkville Precinct

Robbery: A man was in the 1900 block of E. Joppa Road about 1: 45 p.m. Wednesday when a gunman stole his watch and $97, all valued at more than $260. The gunman drove away in a car occupied by two other men.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: A man robbed Encore Books in the 6300 block of York Road of less than $100 about 5: 15 p.m. Tuesday.

Pub Date: 10/31/97

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