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Baltimore City

ASSAULT/ARREST: Western District -- Ernest Brown, 24, of the 1500 block of N. Mount St., was listed in critical condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center with multiple lacerations of the face, head and upper body after being attacked by a man with a broken bottle in the 1600 block of Baker St. Saturday night. Mr. Brown was visiting a woman in the 1600 block of Baker St. when the woman's estranged boyfriend arrived. The man chased Mr. Brown down the street and cut him several times with a broken bottle after knocking him to the ground and kicking him in the head. Witnesses identified a suspect in the attack, and police made an arrest. Police identified the suspect as Joseph Robinson, 29, of the 1600 block of Bakbury Court. He was charged with assault with intent to kill, assault with a deadly weapon resisting arrest and other charges. He was being held without bail .

BURGLARY: Northeastern District -- Someone entered a house in the 2200 block of Pinewood Ave. over the weekend by breaking a pane of glass from a door and stole a safe containing more than $1,000.

ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 2300 block of Lauretta Ave. was in the 1000 block of N. Bentalou St. Saturday night when four men, one with a handgun, robbed him of more than $150.

SHOOTING: Western District -- A Pennsylvanian was in the 1900 block of Edmondson Ave. Sunday when he was approached by a man who asked if he was selling drugs. When the victim said he wasn't, the men began to argue and the victim was shot in the right leg. The gunman escaped, and the victim was hospitalized .

BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- Property of unknown value was stolen Sunday from Garrison Hardware in the 3800 block of Liberty Heights Ave. by someone who entered through the roof.

ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- A resident of the 2700 block of McComas St. was walking in the 1500 block of Broening Highway early Sunday when he was robbed of more than $200 by two men, one with a knife.

BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- Someone entered an apartment in the 1700 block of Nome St. Saturday night and stole a VCR and TV, all valued at more than $500.

BURGLARY: Southeastern District -- Property valued at more than $350 was stolen from a house in the 200 block of Herring Court over the weekend by someone who entered through a bedroom window.

ASSAULT/ARREST: Eastern District -- A resident of the 2200 block of Barclay St. was cut on the face with a knife during an argument with another man at his home Saturday night. The victim was treated at Union Memorial Hospital, and a suspect was arrested.

RAPE/ARRESTS: Eastern District -- Police arrested two men and were holding them at the station pending charges that they raped a woman in a house in the 900 block of N. Castle St. Saturday . The men were arrested by police acting on descriptions given them by the woman, who was treated at Mercy Hospital.

ROBBERY: Eastern District -- A resident of the 800 block of Maderia St. was withdrawing $150 from a 24-hour teller machine in the 2000 block of Monument St. Sunday when four men, one with a .38-caliber revolver, robbed him of the money.

THEFT: Eastern District -- Someone entered a 1992 Dodge van owned by a resident of the 8500 block of David Ave. in Parkville while the vehicle was parked in the 2500 block of Monument St. over the weekend and stole a spare tire, TV and a VCR. The thief also cut the vehicle's gas line.

BURGLARY: Northern District -- Someone entered the Tiber Book Shop in the first block of W. 25th St. over the weekend and stole a telephone and stereo equipment.

ASSAULT: Northern District -- Police arrested a woman Sunday afternoon at her home in the 300 block of E. 27th St. and were holding her at the Women's Detention Center at the Central District station pending charges that she cut her husband in the face with a knife .

Baltimore County

ROBBERY: Woodlawn District -- Two men, one with a handgun, robbed the Royal Farms store in the 1600 block of Forest Park Ave. of an undisclosed sum Sunday.



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