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

Police Blotter

August 28, 1998|By Richard Irwin

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

Southern District

Robbery try: A gunman tried to rob the McDonald's restaurant in the 700 block of Washington Blvd. about 11 p.m. Wednesday, but fled without any cash when a cashier ducked behind the counter after the gunman demanded money.

Burglary: A mountain bike valued at more than $500 was stolen Wednesday from a house in the 1000 block of W. Barre St.

Theft from vehicle: A cellular phone and laptop computer were stolen from a 1994 Honda Accord parked Wednesday in the 200 block of Otterbein St.

Northwestern District

Robbery: Three men forced their way into an apartment in the 4700 block of Wakefield Road about 5: 30 p.m. Wednesday and robbed a female occupant of a pager, cash and cigarettes, all valued at more than $160.

Central District

Theft: A sapphire ring valued at more than $1,000 was stolen Wednesday from the teachers' lounge at Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Elementary School in the 500 block of W. Preston St.

Eastern District

Assault: A man, 37, was in critical but stable condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center after someone struck him several times in the head and body with a baseball bat in the 1800 block of N. Durham St. about 2: 15 p.m. Wednesday.

Robbery: A man, 32, was in the 2300 block of E. Madison St. about 8 p.m. Wednesday when another man struck him in the face with a stick and robbed him of $200.

Northern District

Robbery: A man with a knife robbed the Royal Farm store in the 3600 block of Roland Ave. of more than $100 about midnight Wednesday.

Southwestern District

Robbery/arrest: A man, who was armed with a knife, was arrested Wednesday afternoon shortly after he robbed Polock Johnny's in the 3200 block of Washington Blvd. of an undisclosed sum of money.

Towson Precinct

Robbery: A gunman robbed two women of their cellular phones, cash and keys about 4: 30 a.m. Wednesday as they sat in a car parked in an alley behind the 1300 block of Mantle St.

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: Jewelry and a microwave oven, all valued at $300, were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 100 block of Fennington Circle.

Pub Date: 8/28/98

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