BURGLARY: Western District -- Someone entered a house in the 2000 block of W. Lexington St. through a rear door Sunday and stole a VCR valued at $216.
ASSAULT: Southwestern District -- A 10-year-old resident of the 2100 block of Ramsay St. was in the backyard of his home Sunday when one of four youths threw a rock that reportedly struck the child in the face.
ROBBERY/ARREST: Northern District -- A resident of the 800 block of Harlem Ave. was forced to withdraw $100 from a 24-hour teller machine in the 1900 block of N. Charles St. Sunday by two men, one armed with a handgun. A police officer witnessed the robbery and captured one of the suspects, a 33-year-old man whom police charged with armed robbery, theft under $300 and using a handgun during a felony. The other man, believed to be the gunman, escaped with the money.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- A driver for Pizza Bolis in the 5700 block of Falls Road was in the 3700 block of Cottage Ave. Sunday when three men, one with a handgun, reportedly robbed her of $120 and two pizzas.
ROBBERY: Northern District -- A 17-year-old Polytechnic student was in the 1400 block of E. Cold Spring Lane Friday when several youths robbed him of his back-pack containing books, clothing and a small sum of money.
RAPE: Northwestern District -- A 14-year-old girl was standing at a bus stop in the 5900 block of Reisterstown Road Sunday when a man forced her to accompany him to a lot containing junked cars. After ordering the girl into the rear of one of the cars, the man raped her.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 2300 block of Anoka Ave. was near her home Sunday when a man she knows struck her in the face and robbed her of $175.
ROBBERY/ARRESTS: North Point Precinct -- Two Dundalk-area teen-agers were arrested and face charges as adults of attempting to steal one motorist's car in the 7300 block of Alvah Ave. Sunday moments before they robbed another man of his car near the Holabird Apartments. After abandoning the stolen car at Malvern and Brown avenues, the youths were seen outside a convenience store by the victim as he was reporting the robbery to police by phone. The youths were arrested without incident.
Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Richard Irwin.