ROBBERY: Western District -- Clare Lewis, of the 1800 block (( of Braddish Ave., reported she was walking in the 1800 block of Ashburton St. when a man stole her purse, which contained cash and property of unknown value.
BURGLARY: Western District -- A resident of the 1500 block of Penrose Ave. reported that someone broke into his home through a front window and stole a telephone answering machine, compact discs and a gold chain, all valued at more than $1,600.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Police said Melvin Harris, a homeless man, reported that he was in the 2700 block of Pennsylvania Ave. when he was attacked by two men who knocked him to the pavement and robbed him of his wallet containing cash and papers. Police said the men also robbed Harris of his watch, and that the property taken was valued at more than $100.
BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 2000 block of McCulloh St. reported that someone broke into her home and stole a VCR and a TV, valued at more than $500.
BURGLARY: Central District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $1,000 was stolen from a dwelling in the 1800 block of Madison Ave. after someone got in through a door. Police said the burglar escaped with a video camera, AM-FM radio and several cassette tapes.
THEFT: Central District -- Louise Morgan, of the 2000 block of E. Pratt St., reported that while her car was parked in the 200 block of E. Pratt St. someone broke into it and stole a 35mm camera, a radio and other items, all valued at more than $1,500.
ASSAULT: Central District -- Everett Jones, of the 1700 block of Eutaw Place, told police he was walking near his home yesterday when he was stopped by two men. Jones told police when one of the men asked him for a cigarette, the other pulled out a knife and cut him on the leg.
THEFT: Central District -- Sherman Sharp, of the 600 block of N. Hunter St., told police that someone entered his home and stole two wallets, a camera and other items, all valued at more than $1,000.
CAB HOLDUP: Central District -- Police today were seeking two men who robbed a taxi driver of his money and keys early Wednesday on Brookfield Avenue. Police said the cabbie was in the 2200 block of Brookfield Ave. when two men he had picked up earlier told him to stop. Police said one of the men pulled out a handgun and ordered the driver to give up his money. After taking $140, the men took the cab's keys from the ignition and fled.
ROBBERY/ARREST: Central District -- Teena Grant, of the 3800 block of Garrison Blvd., reported she was walking in the 300 block of N. Eutaw St. around 6 a.m. yesterday when a man knocked her to the ground and stole her MTA bus pass. Later, police arrested a suspect and were holding him at the station pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
ROBBERY: Central District -- Glenda Mosner, an out-of-town resident, told police she was walking in the 1000 block of Jordan Alley early yesterday when a man struck her with a length of wood and robbed her of property valued at more than $500. Police said the man escaped with a jacket and several pieces of jewelry.
THEFT: Central District -- Police reported that someone entered a construction site in the 300 block of N. Greene St. and stole property owned by a Waco, Texas, roofing company valued at nearly $12,000.
BURGLARY: Central District -- A resident of the 2300 block of N. Calvert St. reported that someone broke into his home through the front door and stole a TV set, VCR and stereo equipment, all valued at nearly $4,000.
THEFT: Central District -- An employee of a Massachusetts electronics firm reported that someone broke into his company-owned vehicle while it was parked in the 100 block of S. Eutaw St. and stole golfing equipment valued at nearly $1,000.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- Police today were seeking two men who entered the Gross plastic top company at an industrial park in the 3500 block of Parkdale Ave. yesterday morning and accosted a company employee in a restroom. One man pulled out a sawed-off shotgun and they robbed the employee of his briefcase, which contained $150.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 2400 block of Kenoak Ave. reported that someone broke into his home through a rear kitchen window and stole silverware, a camera and jewelry, all valued at nearly $2,800.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- Police reported that property valued at more than $1,000 was stolen from a dwelling in the 500 block of E. 27th St. after someone got in through an unlocked front door. Police said the burglar escaped with a VCR and two pairs of leather pants.
BURGLARY: Northern District -- A resident of the 5200 block of Gallagher Court reported that a video camera valued at $1,000 was stolen from his home by someone who entered through a rear basement window.
THEFT: Northern District -- Carol Kreaffe, of the 3100 block of Orlando Ave., reported that while her car was parked in the 4800 block of Yellow Wood Ave. someone broke into it and stole a briefcase and a calculator. Police said the property was valued at more than $200 and that entry was gained by breaking a window of the 1986 Oldsmobile.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Police reported that someone broke into the Union Square Tavern in the 1600 block of W. Baltimore St. and stole more than $100.
ROBBERY: Western District -- Joseph McDouglas, of the 1800 block of Ashburton St., reported he was in the 1100 block of N. Vincent St. Wednesday afternoon when he was attacked by a man he knows who knocked him to the pavement and robbed him of more than $150. Later, police arrested a 26-year-old man and were holding him at the station pending charges and a bail hearing before a District Court commissioner.
ROBBERY: Western District -- David Lucagak, of the 3700 block of Mary Ave., reported he was in the 2800 block of Edmondson Ave. Wednesday when a man with a handgun robbed him of his wallet containing more than $100.
BANK ROBBERY: Western District -- Police and the FBI were seeking two men who robbed the Carrollton Bank in the 1200 block of N. Carrollton Ave. of an undisclosed sum Wednesday morning. Police said two men entered the bank at 10 a.m. and one walked to a teller's station while the other stood by the front door. Police said the man who approached a teller gave her a note that read, "Empty your register or die." Police said the teller gave an undisclosed amount of money to the man, who joined his accomplice at the front door and fled. Police said no weapon was displayed.
ROBBERY: Western District -- A driver for the Royal Cab Co. in the 2500 block of W. Lexington St. reported he was robbed yesterday afternoon of his money and cab on Harlem Avenue. Police said the driver picked up a fare shortly before 5 p.m. and was directed to the 2400 block of Harlem Ave. After the cab arrived there, the passenger forced the driver to give up his money and ordered him out of the vehicle. Police said the man drove off with the cab, a 1988 Dodge, and $5.
ARREST: Wilkens District -- Police reported that a man wanted in the shooting death last week of Julius Evans, 18, of the 2900 block of Lakebrook Circle, surrendered to police last night. Police said that shortly after his photograph appeared on local TV news programs, Sylvester A. Young, 22, of the 2800 block of The Alameda, appeared at police headquarters in Towson and surrendered to detectives. They said Young was held overnight at the Towson station without bail pending a bail review hearing today in District Court. Police said Evans was shot during an apparently drug-related incident Aug. 30 on the parking lot outside his apartment, staggered to his hallway and fell. As Evans was placed on a stretcher before being taken to the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore, police found several cocaine vials. Other vials were found on the parking lot. Evans died at Shock-Trauma while undergoing emergency surgery.
ROBBERY: Woodlawn District -- Police said an attendant at a service station in the 7400 block of Liberty Road was shot at last night during a robbery that netted the gunman about $100. Police said an armed man entered Adolph's Amoco station around 9 p.m. and ordered two attendants, a man and his wife, to give him money. The gunman fired a shot at the male attendant but missed. After taking the money, the gunman ran out the door and escaped.
ROBBERY: Severna Park -- Police said two men, one with a handgun, robbed the 7-Eleven store in the 100 block of Ritchie Highway of an undisclosed sum after pretending to purchase money orders. Police said the men entered the store Tuesday and requested $200 worth of money orders from the clerk. After the clerk processed the money orders, one of the men ordered the clerk to open the cash register and give him all the money. The man, police said, had a handgun that he kept in his waistband. After taking the money, the men ran out of the store and drove away in a Chevrolet Camaro, headed north on Ritchie Highway.
CHASE/ARREST: Brooklyn Park -- Police said an 18-year-old Baltimore man has been charged with multiple criminal and traffic offenses after a chase Wednesday that began near Belle Grove Road and ended in Federal Hill near Harborplace. Police said the suspect, Andrew Jackson McCauley of the 300 block of S. Bruce St., originally was thought to be a juvenile when arrested around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday after the stolen car he was driving crashed into the front of the Federal Hill Pediatric Clinic in the 700 block of Light St. Police said McCauley was charged with auto theft, fleeing and eluding, destruction of property, assault with a motor vehicle and multiple moving violations. Police said Anne Arundel County Officer Richard Morris spotted a stolen 1986 Chevrolet Camaro on Belle Grove Road near Piedmont Street and pursued it over the Hanover Street bridge into South Baltimore. In the 700 block of Light St., Morris was attempting to stop the car when it rammed his cruiser, causing the police car and the Camaro to crash into the clinic. Police said McCauley was subdued by Morris, Officer Thomas Wheeler and several city police officers.
CHASE/CRASH: Patapsco -- Two youths were injured, one critically, when the stolen all-terrain vehicle they were riding on 00 Old Elkridge Landing Road yesterday trying to elude a police officer crashed and struck a tree. Police said an officer assigned to the Northern District spotted the stolen three-wheel vehicle on River Road around 6 p.m. and pursued it onto Old Elkridge Landing Road, where its operator ran two stop signs. Police said the vehicle continued on at a high rate of speed before it left the road and struck a tree. Police said the driver was critically injured and flown to the Shock-Trauma Unit in Baltimore. The passenger was treated for minor injuries at a hospital and released. Police said both youths are juveniles and charges against them were pending. Police said the ATV was reported stolen in Baltimore County on Aug. 26.