Police Blotter

Police Blotter

December 29, 2007|By Richard Irwin

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

Baltimore

Southeastern

Armed robbery -- A man, 26, was walking in the 1300 block of E. Lombard St. about 2:30 a.m. Thursday when he observed two men following him. Moments later, one of the men yelled out to the victim, "OK, that's enough." When the victim stopped, one of the men displayed a handgun and both assailants forced him into a nearby parking lot. There, the gunman threatened to shoot the victim while robbing the man of his cell phone and a wallet containing $70, credit cards and other papers. The pair fled on foot.

Robbery -- Police were seeking a man who robbed the Citgo station in the 4700 block of O'Donnell St. of more than $100 about 5 a.m. Thursday. After placing a pastry item on the counter, the man implied he was armed with a handgun by placing his right hand in his jacket pocket. He then ordered the 42-year-old female attendant to give him money from the cash register. He fled on foot.

Baltimore County

Essex

Burglary -- Someone broke into P&H Fencing in the 10000 block of Pulaski Highway through a gate between Wednesday afternoon and early Thursday and stole two band saws and a grinder from a company vehicle. The property was valued at nearly $1,000.

North Point

Shoplifting arrests -- Two girls, one 16 and the other 14, were arrested Thursday by a store security officer when they attempted to leave Steve & Barry's at Eastpoint Mall without paying for jewelry and clothing - all valued at $30. The girls were charged with theft and released to their parents.

Arrest -- A male, 13, attempted to leave Sears at the Eastpoint Mall on Thursday afternoon without paying for clothing valued at $30 when he was arrested by a store security officer. The youth was charged with theft and released to his parents.

Pikesville

Burglary -- Someone broke into a house in the 4200 block of Lowell Drive through a side door about 2 p.m. Thursday, but took no property. However, damage to the door and its frame was set at $600.

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