ASSAULT: Western District -- Maurice Pates, of the 1200 block of N. Bentalou St., reported that during an argument with another man near his home Sunday afternoon he was struck with a jack handle. Police said Pates was not seriously injured. A suspect was arrested and was being held at the station pending formal charges of aggravated assault and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
STABBING: Western District -- Sheila Parker, of the 1800 block of W. Lanvale St., told police she was stabbed in the left shoulder by a young boy near her home Sunday night. Police said Parker was treated for the stab wound and her attacker was being sought. Police said they had no motive for the stabbing.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Employees of Precision Three in the 1000 block of W. Baltimore St. reported that someone broke into their building during the weekend but that it was not known what property was missing. Police said entry was gained by removing a door from its hinges.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 300 block of N. Fulton Ave. reported that someone broke into her home during the weekend and stole $26 and a diamond and emerald bracelet. Police said entry was gained through a third-floor window.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police said two teen-agers stole property from a house in the 2200 block of Madison Ave. after asking the occupant for some water. Police said the teen-agers, a boy and girl, were allowed in the victim's home Sunday evening when they requested water in the 100-degree plus heat. Once inside, one teen stayed in the kitchen with the occupant while the other went into a room and stole a pearl ring and a purse containing credit cards, a small sum of cash and other items.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police said the occupant of a second-floor apartment in the 1700 block of W. Fayette St. reported that a man forced the door of her apartment over the weekend and stole a diamond ring and a gold bracelet. Police said the jewelry was valued at more than $1,300. Police said the victim told police she suspects another resident of the building stole her property.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Jesse L. Krager, of the 9500 block of Westwood Drive in the Ellicott City, reported he was in the 1300 block of W. North Ave. yesterday morning when he was accosted by a woman armed with a knife who robbed him of his money, cigarettes and other personal items. Police said the property was valued at more than $40.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of Baltimore County reported that someone broke into a house he owns in the 2300 block of Madison Ave. during the weekend and stole a refrigerator. Police said the appliance was valued at $200 and that entry was gained through the front door.
ASSAULT: Western District -- Damon Legins, of the first block of Bernice Ave., reported she was in the first block of Shipley St. Sunday when he was attacked by a 26-year-old woman who stabbed him in the left arm with a knife. Police said Legins refused medical treatment by an ambulance crew and that the woman, a resident of the 800 block of Lennox St., was being sought.
ASSAULT: Central District -- Police reported that during an altercation at his home yesterday, Gabriel Rich of the 2800 block of Lakeview Ave., was assaulted by another man who bit him at least twice on the back. Police said Rich was treated at an area hospital. His attacker is being sought.
RAPE: Central District -- Police today were seeking three men in the rape early Sunday of a woman on a playground in the 1900 block of Eutaw Place. The woman told police she was forced to accompany the men to the playground, where one of them threatened her with a knife before she was sexually assaulted. The woman was treated at the University of Maryland Medical Center and released.
ROBBERY: Central District -- A resident of the 1400 block of Eutaw Place, reported he was riding his bicycle near his home yesterday when he was accosted by two older youths, one armed with a knife, who forced him off the bike and stole it. Later, police arrested two suspects and were holding them at the station pending charges.
ASSAULT: Central District -- DeWarren Saunders, of the 1100 block of Wicklow Road, told police he was in the 600 block of N. Howard St. yesterday when he was assaulted by two men, one armed with a handgun. Police said one man was arrested and a handgun believed used in the assault was recovered. Police said the second man was being sought.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Employees of the Eutaw Coffee Shop in the 300 block of N. Eutaw St. reported that someone broke into their shop through the first-floor door and stole an undisclosed sum of money from the cash register.
BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 200 block of W. Read St. reported that someone forced the front door of his home during the weekend and stole property valued at more than $1,000.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into a business at the Lexington Market in the 200 block of N. Paca St. but failed to open the cash register. Police said entry to Big Boy's was gained by forcing a door.
BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 900 block of St. Paul St. reported his apartment was entered yesterday and property valued at more than $1,000 was stolen. Police said it appeared entry into the second-floor apartment was with a key.
BANK ROBBERY: Central District -- Police today were seeking a man who robbed the First National Bank in the first block of S. Charles St. yesterday afternoon of an undisclosed amount of money. Police said a man wearing a red cap, red shirt and an unknown color pants entered the bank at 12:53 p.m. and approached a teller. Police said the man pulled out a handgun and ordered the teller to give him all the cash in her station drawer. After being given the money, the man turned and walked out the door.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that someone broke into a dwelling in the 1500 block of Guilford Ave. yesterday and stole two multi-speed bicycles. Police said the bikes had a value of $1,400.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Richard Thorpe, of the 200 block of Liberty St., reported he was in the 100 block of E. Pratt St. over the weekend when he was attacked by two men who went through his pockets and robbed him of nearly $200.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the first block of N. Calhoun St. reported that someone broke into his home through a rear window and stole a 24-inch TV set. Police said the property was valued at $400.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $400 was stolen from a dwelling in the 1600 block of N. Calhoun St. over the weekend. Police said the intruder fled with a VCR and a pair of prescription eyeglasses. Police said there were no signs of forced entry.
CHURCH BURGLARY/ARREST: Western District -- Officials of St. John's Pentacostal Church in the 1900 block of W. North Ave. reported that someone broke into their main building over the weekend and stole a 15-piece set of cutlery. Later, police arrested Archie Smith, of the 1400 block of Mountmor Court, and charged him with the burglary. Police said Smith, who earlier charged of assault with intent to kill in a separate case, was being held at the station lockup in lieu of $50,000 bail pending a bail review hearing before a District Court judge.
SHOOTING/ARREST: Western District -- Police arrested a 20-year-old man and charged him with the attempted murder of Sherod Mason, of the 1800 block of Vine St., near the victim's home early Sunday. Police said Mason was shot in the head and taken to the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore, where he was listed in serious condition. Police arrested Edward Sheppard, of the 1800 block of W. Fayette St., and were holding him without bail.
CUTTING: Southeastern District -- John Holland, 18, of the 1300 block of N. Linwood Ave., told police he was in the 1100 block of Gusryan St. when a man stabbed him in the upper right back with a knife. Police said Holland was taken to the Francis Scott Key Medical Center for treatment. His attacker continues to be sought.
CHASE/ARRESTS: Parkville District -- Police early today arrested three city youths after a brief chase and were expected to charge each of them with multiple auto theft offenses. Cpl. Al Leitzel, of the Parkville District, said a 1984 Chevrolet that had been stolen in the 700 block of N. Lakewood Ave. in the city was found abandoned on Old Harford Road in Cub Hill around 3 a.m. by a newspaper deliveryman. Police said a deliveryman reported seeing a Jeep Cherokee occupied by three youths leave the scene. Leitzel said the Jeep, along with a Pontiac that had been stolen, were spotted on Old Harford Road a few minutes later by police who pursued the vehicles. At Joppa and Satyr Hill roads, Leitzel said, the driver of the Pontiac abandoned the vehicle but was arrested. The Jeep was involved in a minor accident on Old Harford Road near the police station and its two occupants caught. Leitzel said the two youths in the Jeep were taken to St. Joseph Hospital, where they were treated for minor head injuries and returned to the station. Leitzel said five police cars participated in the pursuit and that no officers were injured or patrol cars damaged. Leitzel said the Jeep had been stolen from the 6000 block of Old Harford Road and that the Pontiac was stolen from Teachers Court.
BURGLARY: Abingdon -- Police reported that someone broke in to a dwelling in the 3000 block of Laurel Bush Road and stole several pieces of jewelry and at least one silver certificate. Police said the property was valued at more than $8,000.
BURGLARY: Abingdon -- A resident of the 2700 block of Merrick Way reported that someone forced their way into his home and stole jewelry valued at nearly $3,000.
THEFT: Bel Air -- Police reported that someone entered a storage shed in the 300 block of Choice St. and stole two post-hole diggers, three pitchforks and a chain saw.