The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City Police Department's Northern District at 410-396-2455.
2300 block, between 12:30 and 5 a.m. Dec. 11. TomTom GPS, charger, keys stolen from unlocked vehicle.
5900 block, between 6:08 and 6:24 p.m. Dec. 7. Residence entered through rear door. Nothing reported stolen.
1300 block at 5 p.m. Dec. 10. Several papers placed in dryer vent in residence and set on fire.
Charles Street (North)
2500 block at 11:50 a.m. Dec. 10. Two people shoplifted from CVS store. One was caught but escaped after fighting with employees while the other one stole soap, body wash, razors. Incident was listed as unarmed robbery.
2400 block at 12:19 p.m. Dec. 11. Assailant tried to rob Cricket Wireless store, implying a weapon. Employees grabbed him but he broke free and fled.
5200 block, between 6 p.m. Dec. 11 and 8:50 a.m. Dec. 12. Cash, wallet, ID, credit card, miscellaneous papers stolen from unlocked vehicle.
4300 block at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9. PS4, Controller, games, HDMI cable stolen from residence.
2900 block at 12:40 a.m. Dec. 12. Motorist sitting in his vehicle robbed at gunpoint of cash, cellphone, tablet, ear buds.
3700 block at 12:05 a.m. Dec. 9. Woman robbed of cash, iPhone 6, medications at gunpoint.
2800 block at 3:03 a.m. Dec. 10. Someone tried to break into Guilford Liquor Store. Front door kicked in, but attempt to push in security glass failed.
Hadley Square (North)
Unit block at 12:10 p.m. Dec. 10. Wells Fargo credit cars stolen from vehicle.
400 block, between 5:45 and 9 p.m. Dec. 10. Three Lenovo laptops, iPad, Toshiba flat screen TV, PS3, Xbox 360, DSLR Canon camera, Microsoft Surface Pro III tablet stolen from residence. Entry gained through front door.
Howard Street (North)
2600 block at 6:47 a.m. Dec. 10. Employee of Single Carrot Theatre robbed of blue wallet, cash, Wells Fargo credit card, Fidelity credit card, Capital One credit card by man wearing ski mask, who smashed front window with hammer and implied he had a gun.
5500 block at 2:38 p.m. Dec. 11. Rock thrown through window in failed attempt to break into residence.
2500 block at 9:15 a.m. Dec. 6. Woman who met man on online dating site and invited him to spend the night awoke to find him stealing cash from her purse. When she confronted him, he punched her in face and fled.
4400 block at 9:45 a.m. Dec. 9. Woman's purse containing cards, ID snatched.
4000 block, between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Dec. 11. Tree TVs, PS3, Xbox, games, trash can stolen from residence. Entry gained through unlocked rear window.
St. Paul Street
2200 block, between 4 p.m. Dec. 12 and 4:15 p.m. Dec. 13. Aspen gas cooling and heat system stolen from house that was being renovated. Entry gained through rear door.
3300 block at 8:10 p.m. Dec. 10. Criminal summons obtained for woman accused of stealing books from Barnes & Noble.
2700 block, between 5 and 9:30 p.m. Dec. 11. Package stolen from location.
400 block, between 11:45 p.m. Dec. 10 and 6:15 p.m. Dec. 12. iPod, cord, charger stolen from vehicle.
University Parkway (West)
900 block, between 11:50 a.m. and 3 p.m. Dec. 10. Package stolen from front door of residence.
25th Street (West)
100 block at 6:15 a.m. Dec. 10. Man wearing ski mask tried unsuccessfully to break into St. Mary's Restaurant and Bar by hitting door several times with sledgehammer.
33rd Street (West)
600 block at 10:05 p.m. Dec. 10. 7-Eleven convenience store robbed of cash at knifepoint.