The following is compiled from police reports from the Towson and Cockeysville precincts. Our policy is to include descriptions when there is enough information to make identification possible.

A man walking toward the employee entrance of Nordstrom in the 800 block of Dulaney Valley Road in Towson was assaulted from behind by four young men at 12:25 p.m. on May 5, police reports state. The robbers stole the man's cellphone and car keys before the four fled toward Fairmount Avenue, the reports said. The car keys later recovered near scene of assault, police said.

Towson

York Road, 400 block, 3 a.m. May 10. Homeless man was arrested and charged with fourth-degree burglary after he was allegedly seen kicking door and window at The Real Thing.

Blenheim Road, 6800 block, between 9 p.m. May 6 and 3 p.m. May 8. A Chrysler PT Cruiser was stolen from street in front of house.

York Road, 6300 block, May 4, 1145 p.m. Two men who got off MTA bus were attacked at they crossed a parking lot by two young men who stole cash, personal papers and cellphone.

Yakona Road, 1600 block, between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. May 1. Honda stolen from street in front of house.

Lake Manor Drive, 6000 block, between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. May 8. House ransacked; jewelry stolen. House entered through unlocked door.

Cockeysville

Windy Cliff Place, unit block, between 3 p.m. May 8 and 6:35 p.m. May 9. Gaming system and games stolen from unlocked apartment.

Cockeysville Road, unit block, 4:20 a.m. May 6. Homeowner saw man coming out of basement and called police. The man, of no fixed address, was later seen climbing roof of nearby business where he was arrested and charged with fourth-degree burglary. Nothing stolen.

Tradewind Circle, unit block. between 2:30 p.m. May 4 and 3:25 p.m. May 6. Playstation 3 and video games stolen.

Sherwood Road, 400 block, between 7:30 p.m. May 4 and 7:30 a.m. May 5. Three dirt bikes stolen from garage. Window broken to gain access through garage door.

York Road, 10000 block, between 9 p.m. May 2 and 10:23 am. May 4. Attempt to pry open rear door reported at Bedding Barn. Following night, cash reported stolen from cash drawer with entry gained through same door.

Margarette Avenue, 1400 block, between 3 p.m. May 1 and 1 a.m. May 2. Nissan Versa stolen.

Lutherville

Pot Spring Road, between 7:30 p.m. May 7 and 12 noon May 8. Bag containing medication, jewelry, passports, cash and credit cards stolen from apartment.