RAPE: Central District -- Police were seeking a 16-year-old boy who raped a teen-age resident of the 2200 block of Vincent St. inside a house in the 800 block of George St. Tuesday. The suspect is known to the victim.
THEFT: Western District -- Someone entered a house in the 1500 block of N. Carey St. and stole electronic games and tapes, all valued at nearly $500. A female resident of the 1000 block of N. Calhoun St. was being sought.
ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 2300 block of Whittier Ave. was walking inside the Mondawmin Mall Tuesday morning when a man shoved a semi-automatic handgun into his side and demanded his money. The gunman escaped with more than $70.
STOLEN CAR: Northwestern District -- A blue 1993 Chrysler LeBaron with tags DV0293 was stolen Tuesday from the 5300 block of Beaufort Ave.
THEFT: Northwestern District -- Someone entered a car parked in the 3900 block of Park Heights Ave. Tuesday and stole more than $2,000 worth of property, including more than $1,500 in cash.
BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- Property valued at $200 was stolen from a house in the 4200 block of Labyrinth Road Tuesday by someone who entered through a basement door.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A Baltimore County man was in the 3700 block of W. Belvedere Ave. Tuesday when two men, one with a handgun, reportedly robbed him of $80.
THEFTS: North Point Precinct -- For the past five days, someone has stolen at least 12 small vending machines from various businesses. The machines, property of T.C. Vending in the 300 block of The Lake Meadows Road in Reisterstown, have a total value of nearly $900 and were stolen during business hours from bars, service stations, shopping malls and a bakery between Dec. 8 and Dec. 13.
BURGLARY: Churchville -- Someone entered Denny's Gun Shop in the 1100 block of Calvary Road over the weekend and stole nearly $6,000 worth of firearms. Entry was gained through a door. The state police said the thief made off with at least three .22 caliber handguns, a .38 caliber handgun, a black-powder shotgun, a 12-gauge shotgun, several rifles of various calibers and a large quantity of large caliber ammunition.
Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore and Harford counties, reported by Richard Irwin.