Baltimore CityROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police said...

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ROBBERY: Northeastern District -- Police said Thomas McCormick, a disabled man who lives in the 2500 block of Cecil Ave., was near his home last night when a man robbed him of more than $150 and was seen running away. Police said McCormick knows the man and was advised to seek a warrant for his arrest.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Employees of the Cockrell & Son Construction Co. in the 1900 block of Victory Drive reported that someone broke into an apartment they were renovating in the 2400 block of Bridgehampton Drive and stole several buckets of paint and painting supplies, all valued at $1,000.

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- A resident of the 4000 block of The Alameda reported that someone broke into his home by forcing a basement window Wednesday or yesterday and stole cash and jewelry valued at more than $3,000 from the bedroom.

THEFT: Central District -- Sharon Harrison, of the 800 block of Park Ave., reported that her car was parked in the 100 block of E. Pratt St. yesterday when someone broke into it and stole a pair of eyeglasses and a briefcase, valued at nearly $150.

STABBING/ARREST: Eastern District -- Police last night arrested 46-year-old man and were holding him at the station in the stabbing of Maurice Allen, 35, of the 1000 block of E. North Ave. Neighbors told police they saw Allen standing on the pavement around 8 p.m. when a man carrying a knife walked up to him and stabbed him in the chest. Police said Allen was rushed to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was treated for the knife wound and admitted. Shortly after the stabbing, police arrested a resident of the 1000 block of E. North Ave. and were holding him pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner. Police said they did not have a motive for the stabbing.

ASSAULT: Western District -- Police said Jesse Spain, of the 1900 block of W. Fairmount Ave., was sitting on the front steps of his house yesterday when three men began yelling at him, then striking him with their hands. During the assault, two of the men pulled out a gun and a knife and pointed them at Spain. Police said that during the attack, Spain's uncle, Eric Spain, also was assaulted by the three men. No arrests were made and neither victim was seriously injured.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Employees of the Honey food store in the 500 block of N. Arlington Ave. reported that someone knocked a hole in the wall of an adjoining building, entered their business and took property of unknown value.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2200 block of Koko Lane reported that someone broke into her home by removing an air conditioner from a window and stole a VCR and a purse, all valued at more than $300.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Herman Ingram, of the first block of N. Ellamont St., reported he was walking in the first block of N. Pulaski St. yesterday when a man approached him from the rear and placed an unknown object in his back. Police said the man then robbed Ingram of nearly $100.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Joseph Dixon, of the 1300 block of Lanvale St., reported he was in the 1600 block of W. Lanvale St. when he was accosted by three men, one armed with a knife, who robbed him of his watch and a ring, all valued at $700.

RAPE: Western District -- Police were seeking a man who raped a woman early yesterday inside an apartment in the 200 block of N. Schroeder St. Police said a resident of Argyle Avenue reported being taken to the home, where she was raped by a man with a knife. After the woman was released, she reported the incident to police. She was later taken to University of Maryland Medical Center for treatment and released. Police said the man being sought is a resident of the house where the rape occurred.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police said someone broke into a vacant dwelling in the 1800 block of N. Mount St. and stole a gas furnace valued at $600.

RAPE: Western District -- A resident of Edmondson Avenue reported she was forced to accompany a man into a house in the 900 block of N. Gilmor St. early yesterday, where she was raped. She told police the man was armed with a knife and threatened to kill her if she did not submit. The woman was treated at the University of Maryland Medical Center and released.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2700 block of Winchester St. reported that someone broke into her home yesterday and stole more than $400 from her bedroom dresser.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that a $100 card table was stolen from a house in the 2300 block of W. Lexington St. after someone broke in.

BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 2200 block of Eutaw Place reported property valued at more than $700 was stolen from her apartment after someone forced open the front ** door. Police said the burglar escaped with bed sheets, two TV sets and two telephones.

BURGLARY: Western District -- Employees of Sig G. Frank and Sons in the 1300 block of N. Monroe St. reported that someone broke into their office between Sunday and yesterday and stole two calculators, valued at more than $250.

ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said Guy Castle, of the 2600 block of Cecil Ave., was in the 1600 block of N. Clifton Ave. yesterday afternoon when he was attacked by several youths with sticks, who robbed him of the TV set he was carrying. Police said the TV was valued at more than $150.

THEFT: Western District -- Theodore Smith, of the 2400 block of Lauretta Ave., reported that someone entered his home yesterday and stole his $300 watch.

SCHOOL BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported someone entered the Edmondson-Westside Senior High School in the 500 block of Athol Ave. and stole an air conditioner. Police said the burglar climbed a tree next to the building, then broke a second-story window.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Police said a resident of the 500 block of Yale Ave. was riding his $80 scooter near his home yesterday when an older male knocked him off the scooter and stole it.

ROBBERY TRY: Southwestern District -- Maria Smith, of the 3300 block of Parkton St., reported she was in the 500 block of Yale Ave. yesterday when a man approached her from the rear and grabbed her purse. Police said Smith struggled with the man and cried out, causing him to let go and escape without taking her property.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- Wharthen Hawks, of the 4600 block of Manordene Road, told police he was walking near his home yesterday when a man with a handgun robbed him of nearly $50.

BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Police reported that someone broke into the office of Larry H. Bank, a dentist in the 2100 block of W. Pratt St., by removing an air conditioner from a window and stole property and equipment valued at $800.

ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- A teen-age resident of the 100 block of N. Hilton St. told police he was riding his multispeed bicycle in the 3200 block of Frederick Ave. yesterday when he was stopped by two men who struck him in the face, knocked him to the ground and stole the bike, valued at more than $200.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Police said three men playing at the Forest Park Golf Course were robbed late yesterday afternoon by two men with guns. Police said the victims, all from out of town, were identified as Joseph Alt, Robert Wagner and Kurt Lattau. Police said the gunmen escaped with more than $150. The robbery took place on the course near the 2600 block of Bowers Ave.

ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Albert Tillery, of the 200 block of N. Edgewood St., told police he was arguing with two men yesterday in the 3600 block of Park Heights Ave. when one of them pulled out a handgun and robbed him of $24 and a bag containing clothing.

ROBBERY/ARREST: Northwestern District -- Police arrested a 27-year-old man and were holding him at the station pending charges that he robbed the Sunoco service station in the 6600 block of Reisterstown Road yesterday evening of an undisclosed sum. Police said a man with a handgun entered the station and forced the attendant to give up the money in the cash register. Police said the suspect was arrested a short time later without incident.

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SHOOTING: Essex District -- A 20-year-old Middle River man was in critical condition today at Francis Scott Key Medical Center after being shot three times outside his mother's apartment. Police said Angelo William Dent, of the 1600 block of Old Eastern Ave., went to his mother's home in the 1600 block of Doolittle Road shortly after 2 a.m. today to borrow money, allegedly to buy drugs. Police said the mother refused to give her son money and the man left the apartment and stepped outside. There, according to police, Dent apparently was approached by a man dealing in drugs who been involved in an argument with Dent. Police said the man pulled out a handgun and shot Dent twice in the head and once in an arm. The gunman fled and was being sought.

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RAPE/ARREST: Glen Burnie -- County police arrested a 22-year-old Glen Burnie man and charged him with kidnapping and raping two women. Police said Lathaniel Spencer, of the 300 block of Addison Road, was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of kidnapping, one count of first-degree rape and one count of second-degree rape. Police said the victims identified Spencer after they viewed several photographs. Police obtained search warrant for Spencer's apartment, where they arrested the man and reportedly seized evidence linking him to the crimes. Police said the women were kidnapped during separate incidents by a man who drove them to isolated areas and raped them.

ASSAULT/ARREST: Ferndale -- Police said a 36-year-old resident the first block of First Ave. was in critical condition at the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore after he was allegedly assaulted Tuesday by his daughter's boyfriend. Police said Vernon Gnacyk was home early Tuesday when he heard a noise in the back of his home. Police said that when Gnacyk investigated, he found his daughter's boyfriend standing outside her bedroom window. Police said the males began fighting and the boyfriend left. Police said the boyfriend returned a few minutes later with a baseball bat and accompanied by three friends. A second altercation broke out, and Gnacyk was struck in the head and face with the bat. Gnacyk was transported from the scene to Shock-Trauma and admitted with multiple injuries. Later, police arrested Mark Anthony Luhman, 17, of the first block of Montgomery Road in Owings Mills, and charged him as an adult with attempted murder.

BURGLARY: Crofton -- A resident of the 1600 block of Partridge Circle reported that someone broke into his home by forcing a door and stole a purse containing $400.

BURGLARY: Crofton -- Police reported that property valued at nearly $200 was stolen from a dwelling in the 2400 block of Crofton Lane. They said the property, household appliances and cash, was stolen after someone got in through a door.

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