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Baltimore City

ASSAULT: Western District -- Shentel Williams reported that she was attacked at her home in the 1300 block of N. Stricker St. by a man she knows, who struck her with a baseball bat. Police said Williams sustained minor injuries and that a warrant was to be issued for the man's arrest.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone opened a rear door to a building in the 2600 block of Pennsylvania Ave. containing city school offices and stole a TV valued at $50.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Officials of the Calvary Temple Church in the 1000 block of W. Baltimore St. reported that someone broke into their building and stole property valued at more than $700. Police said the intruder escaped with a compact disc player, radio, record player, cassette deck and telephone.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone broke into Roots & Culture, an African culture center in the 1300 block of W. North Ave., through a window and stole printing equipment valued at more than $300.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said a man with a handgun robbed an employee of the Crazy Greek Restaurant in the 1300 block of W. North Ave. of his 1989 Chevrolet Corsica early yesterday morning.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Employees of the Precision Three Beauty Salon in the 1000 block of W. Baltimore St. reported that someone stole the rear door to their shop. Police said the 36-inch-by-81-inch wooden door, with a dead bolt lock, was valued at nearly $300.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Kevin Cave, of the 3200 block of St. Luke's Lane, reported he was in the 2700 block of Winchester St. early yesterday morning when a 21-year-old man he knows robbed him of his 1988 Chevrolet Nova bearing Maryland license plates NJK-056.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Tonya Mosley, of the 1700 block of Lorman St., reported she was in the 1600 block of Mount St. yesterday when she was stopped by a man with a knife who robbed her of nearly $200 and $100 in food stamps.

ARREST: Northeastern District -- Police arrested one man and were seeking another in the attempted robbery yesterday evening of a woman in the 800 block of E. 25th St. Police said Evelyn Smoot, of the 100 block of W. 27th St., was walking by herself around 6 p.m. when she was attacked by two men she knows, who struck her in the face and attempted to steal her purse. Police said she resisted and the men ran away. Later, police arrested a suspect and were holding him at the Eastern District lockup pending formal charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.

ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Roslyn DeShields, 26, of the 2200 block of Pentland Drive, told police she and her son were walking near their home early yesterday when a man came up behind them and stole her purse that the child was carrying. DeShields told police the purse contained $40 and that the total value of the property, including the money, was $100.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Nelson Lee Ciario, of the 4100 block of Mary Ave., reported that someone broke into his car while it was parked near his home Tuesday night or yesterday morning and stole a radar detector and a wallet, valued at nearly $130.

THEFT: Northeastern District -- Sara Stevens, 45, of the 1000 block of Argonne Drive, reported that someone entered her car after breaking a window and stole an $80 portable radio that had been left on the front seat.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Employees of the One Stop Shop food store in the 4900 block of Frankford Ave. reported that someone broke into the building and stole nine bushels of live crabs, valued at $600.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Police reported that someone opened a lock to break into a dwelling in the 4700 block of Bayonne Ave. yesterday and stole a TV and a VCR, valued at $700.

ASSAULT: Northeastern District -- Police said a 12-year-old resident of the 900 block of Quantril Way was near his home late yesterday evening when a man in his late teens or early 20s struck the youth in the face with a piece of wood. Police said the 12-year-old suffered a broken nose but refused treatment by the crew of an ambulance.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Gregory Hamilton, of the 4400 block of Pall Mall Road, told police he was walking near his home around 1 a.m. yesterday when he was stopped by a man with a handgun who robbed him of his briefcase, a camcorder and other property, all valued at more than $1,000.

ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police reported that a 17-year-old resident of the 400 block of Ilchester Ave. was in the 400 block of Whitridge Ave. shortly before 8 p.m. yesterday when he was stopped by two men, one with a handgun, who robbed him of a beeper he was carrying, a portable radio with headphones and a gold necklace, all valued at nearly $360.

THEFT: Northern District -- Christopher Medairy, 35, of the 300 block of Rossiter Ave., reported that while his car was parked near his home someone broke into it and stole property valued at more than $1,000.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 3900 block of N. Charles St. reported that someone entered his home through an unlocked door and stole a VCR and a video camera, valued at $2,000, from the master bedroom.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Eric Howard, of the 300 block of N. Grantley St., said he was in the 3500 block of W. Lexington St. yesterday afternoon when he was stopped by a youth who robbed him of property valued at $70. Later, police arrested a suspect and were holding him at the station pending charges.

THEFT: Southwestern District -- Adrian Mayo, of the 900 block of Ashbridge Drive, reported that while his car was parked in the 2900 block of Buena Vista Ave. someone broke into it and stole property valued at more than $800.

ARSON/ARRESTS: Southwestern District -- Police said four youths were arrested and charged as juveniles with breaking into the Westside Skill Center in the 4500 block of Edmondson Ave. through a rear door and setting at least one fire. Police said it was not immediately known if anything was taken and the damage caused by the fire was not serious. Police said the break-in and fire were reported Tuesday evening.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Jerry Piercy, an out-of-town resident, reported he was in the 200 block of S. Loudon Ave. Tuesday night when he was attacked by a man who struck him with his fists and robbed him of cash and property, all valued at nearly $500.

Baltimore County

ROBBERY: Woodlawn District -- William Coleman, of the 5400 block of Old Court Road, reported he was near his home around midnight last night when a man with a handgun robbed him of less than $50.

ROBBERY: Cockeysville District -- Police said a man with a handgun robbed the Days Inn in the 9600 block of Deereco Road late Tuesday night. Police said he had been loitering in the motel lobby for several minutes shortly before midnight when he was questioned by the desk clerk. Police said the man pulled out a handgun and ordered the clerk behind the counter, forcing him to open the cash register. Police said the gunman ran out the front door and escaped with less than $200.

ROBBERY: Woodlawn District -- Lornell Dantonio Hammett, of the 5000 block of Bosworth Ave., reported he was at the intersection of Dogwood Road and Ingleside Avenue late Tuesday evening when he was accosted by two men, one with a handgun, who went through his pockets and robbed him of $100 and his tennis shoes. Police said the pair escaped by driving off in a dark-colored Chevrolet Cavalier.

Anne Arundel

FLIM-FLAM: Annapolis -- Police today continued their search for a man who duped a Millersville man out of $40. Police said Thomas Dingbaum, of the 1800 block of Woodrail Drive, was putting gas in his car at an Exxon station on the corner of Md. 450 and U.S. 50 when a man approached and told Dingbaum that he could eliminate the whistling sound the car's engine was making. Dingbaum told police he thought the man worked at the station and that after he leaned into the engine and moved some wires, the sound stopped. Dingbaum reported the man charged him $40 for the "repair job" and left. The next day, police said, Dingbaum had the car checked by the dealer who sold it to him and was told the noise was normal. Returning to the station, Dingbaum was told by an employee that no one worked at the station who fit the man's description.

BURGLARY: Laurel -- Police said whoever broke into a house in the 3300 block of Old Line Ave. over the weekend and stole clothing, money and toilet articles also left a note apologizing for the break-in. Mavis G. Stinus told police someone entered her home Friday through an open window and bypassed property of value that would have been easy to remove. Stinus said she found a handwritten note signed "Greg Duier," which read: "10:00 am. I am really sorry for what happen. I will pay yoo back all I took were three shirts soap toothpaste socks some change got made thats why so messy. P.S. Greg Duier." Stinus told police she couldn't find a Greg Duier in the phone book, and police said they had no record of such a person. Police said the burglary scene is near the Starting Gate Lounge, a gathering place for poor and homeless people.

ASSAULT & ROBBERY: Glen Burnie -- Richard R. Clark Sr., of the 1500 block of Valley Green Circle, told police he was driving on Dorsey Road when his car broke down. Clark said he was standing outside his vehicle when a car occupied by two men stopped and the men asked if they could help him. Clark said the men got out of their car with a bat and bottle, hit him and robbed him of $55, a ring and his car keys. Clark told police that when he returned to the scene the next day with a new set of keys to retrieve his car, he discovered the vehicle was gone.

Howard County

STABBING: Columbia -- Police reported that two Columbia men were injured when they were attacked by four others while walking along a pathway near Lake Kittamaqundi. Police said Yiannis Vassiliades, 20, of the 10100 block of Pasture Gate Lane, and Cyrus Raafat, 20, of the 6200 block of Golden Hook, were walking near the Rouse Co. headquarters building when they were accosted by four men who had been drinking and creating a disturbance. Police said the men attacked Vassiliades and Raafat, knocking Vassiliades to the pavement. Police said the four were walking away when one of them returned and stabbed Raafat in the stomach with a knife. Police said the four escaped and that Vassiliades was taken to the Howard County General Hospital for treatment of minor injuries and released, while Raafat was taken to the Maryland Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore for treatment of the stab before being released.

Carroll County

BURGLARY: Eldersburg -- Police reported that someone broke into a house under construction in the first block of Lafayette Drive and stole several sets of shutters, folding doors, windows and building materials, all valued at nearly $1,000.

THEFT: Manchester -- Police reported that someone broke into a car parked on Old Manchester Road and stole in--- stereo equipment valued at more than $1,200.

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