ASSAULT AND ROBBERY: Southeastern District -- A 46-year-old Baltimore woman told police she was standing in the 4800 block of Eastern Ave. at 8:45 a.m. yesterday when a man approached her, knocked her against a wall, took her purse and fled. The purse contained a $400 money order.
Northern District -- Someone stole a 1987 Pontiac with Maryland tags RJH 742 from the 1200 block of Dellwood Ave. about 1:30 a.m. yesterday.
Northern District -- A man approached a woman about 5 a.m. yesterday in the 500 block of Benninghaus Road, beat her with his fists and took her purse, which contained no money.
Northern District -- Three men approached a 28-year-old Jarrettsville woman in the 5700 block of Smith Ave. at 7:15 a.m. yesterday, pushed her to the ground and took her purse, which contained $5.
Northern District -- Five men attacked a 17-year-old male at 9:10 p.m. Saturday in the 1400 block of West Cold Spring Lane, taking cash and just-purchased clothing valued at $58.
Southern District -- Three men, one armed with a handgun, robbed a 28-year-old Baltimore man of $8 in cash and a pager about 10:45 p.m. Saturday in the 3600 block of St. Victor St.
Southern District -- A man armed with a small-caliber automatic handgun shot a 15-year-old boy in the legs about 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of Reedbird Ave. The victim was listed in satisfactory condition yesterday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
ROBBERY: Towson Precinct -- A man wearing a ski mask entered a store in the 400 block of York Road, implied he had a gun and took $65 in cash from the register at 12:40 p.m. Saturday.
CAR THEFT: Towson Precinct -- A burgundy Acura Legend coupe with Maryland tags CCD 928 was reported stolen yesterday morning near Deanwood Road and Loch Raven Boulevard.
ROBBERY: Garrison Precinct -- A woman returning to her home in the 7000 block of Concord Ave. at 8:30 a.m. Saturday was approached by a man who grabbed her purse and fled. The purse contained no money.
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Marcia Myers.