County police arrested a Glen Burnie man Monday evening on charges that he beat up another man inside the victim's Brooklyn Park home, officials said.
Dennis Lee Perry Sr., 33, was treated at Harbor Hospital and released, a hospital spokeswoman said. He had a bloodshot eye and a bloody ear when Officer Timothy Brown found him in his home shortly after 6 p.m., police said.
A short time earlier, a man pushed open Mr. Perry's front door, went inside and punched him in the head several times, police said. The assailant drove off in a brown Chevrolet truck but turned himself into police later. The man confessed to the attack and told police he did it because Mr. Perry had argued earlier that day with a woman known to both men, police said.
Ray Charles Hudson, 32, of the 300 block of Gatewater Court was charged with battery and third-degree burglary, police said.
Woman arrested with stolen goods
A Baltimore woman was arrested Monday evening on a light rail train and charged with theft, officials said.
A 68-year-old employee at the D.E. Jones store in the Cromwell Field Shopping Center told police she saw a woman put a $13 bedsheet set into a plastic bag about 7:30 p.m. and leave the store without paying for the item. The employee chased the woman but could not catch her, police said.
Cpl. Ray Thrift, who was on assignment at the Cromwell Station light rail stop, heard the description of the suspect over the police radio. He checked a waiting train and found a woman who matched the description, police said. The suspect confessed to the theft, police said.
Tiffaney Rhue, 24, of the 2600 block of Maisbury Court in Cherry Hill was charged with theft under $300, a misdemeanor, police said.