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Police blotter: Robberies for the week of Aug. 9

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Note: There was no blotter last week because data was not uploaded to Open Baltimore.

Across Baltimore, 58 robberies were reported by police for the week ending Aug. 9, with the Northeastern and Southeastern districts the hardest hit, according to statistics posted by the city.

Here's the rundown from the Police Department's weekly Comstat data:

-13 of the robberies were stick-ups of businesses, while 39 occurred on the street. There were four home invasions and a carjacking: the previously reported stealing of a school bus that was taken for a joy ride.

-The Northeastern and Southeastern districts had the most reported robberies, with 10 reported that week. The Northwestern district had nine. The southern District had the fewest, with three reported robberies.

-The 58 robberies compare with 97 during the same time frame last year.

A sampling of the incidents posted to OpenBaltimore (detailed accounting not available):

-A business was held up in the unit block of Light St. in downtown, at 6 a.m. on Aug. 3.

-A street robbery occurred at 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 3 in the 2200 block of E. Pratt St., in Butcher's Hill.

-Someone was robbed in the Midtown-Edmondson neighborhood in the 1900 block of Mosher St. on Aug. 3 at 6:40 p.m. A second robbery, at gunpoint, occurred nearby on Aug. 5 in the 600 block of N. Pulaski St. 

-A gunpoint street robbery occurred in Bolton Hill on Aug. 3 at 9:20 p.m.

-A business was held up in the 5000 block of Sinclair Lane in Frankford on Aug. 4 at 7:10 p.m.

-A homice invasion occurred in the 5300 block of Carriage Ct. in the Westgate neighborhood on Aug. 4 at about 1:30 p.m.

-Someone was reported robbed in the 3700 block of Boston St., in the area of the new Canton Crossing development, on Aug. 4 at 3:35 p.m.

-Two street robberies were reported in the Highlandtown neighborhood; the first occurred Aug. 4 at about 10:55 p.m. in the 200 block of S. Highland Ave.; the second was reported on Aug. 5 at about 8:30 p.m. in the 200 block of S. Conkling St. 

-A street robbery was reported in the 3200 block of The Alameda, in the Coldstream-Homestead-Montebello neighborhood, on Aug. 5 at about 1 p.m.

-A business was held up at gunpoint in Better Waverly on Aug. 6 at about 8:45 p.m.; it happened in the 2800 block of Greenmount Ave. 

-A gunpoint street robbery was reported in the Hamilton Hills neighborhood, in the 2000 block of Jubilee Ct. on Aug. 7 at 1:40 a.m.

-A home invasion was reported on Aug. 7 at about 8:40 a.m. in the 1500 block of Oakridge Rd., in Ednor Gardens Lakeside.

-Two people were robbed at gunpoint in the unit block of Albemarle St. in the Jonestown area of Southeast Baltimore on Aug. 8 at 12:23 a.m.

-Someone was held up at gunpoint in the Patterson Park neighborhood on Aug. 8 in the 100 block of N. Potomac St. at about 11:42 p.m.

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