* ROBBERY/ARREST: Central District -- A robbery suspect was arrested yesterday while hiding in the locker room of a city fire station. After a man armed with an ice pick robbed the Chesapeake dry cleaners in the first block of S. Calvert St. of an undisclosed sum of money, he was pursued by police through the downtown area and was seen running into the Steadman firehouse on West Lombard Street. Police searched the station and found the man hiding in the locker room. Charged with armed robbery and possession of a deadly weapon was David G. Clark, 31, of the 700 block of Lennox St.

* ROBBERY TRY: Central District -- A guest at the North Avenue Motel in the 100 block of W. North Ave. reported a man entered his room yesterday and attempted to rob him. Following a struggle, the suspect fled.

* THEFT FROM AUTO: Northern District -- Someone entered a 1986 Jeep parked in the 3100 block of Old York Road yesterday and stole a briefcase containing credit cards, personal business papers and other items, all valued at $400.

* ROBBERY: Northern District -- An unlicensed taxi driver was outside the Food King store in the 5600 block of The Alameda yesterday when a man asked if he would drive him to Cherry Hill in South Baltimore for $25. On the way, the passenger told the driver, a resident of the 1500 block of Stonewood Road, to drop him off in the 900 block of Southland Ave. and wait. When the passenger came back out of a house, he told the driver to take him back to the 5600 block of The Alameda. There, the passenger pulled out a handgun and robbed the driver of $50.


* STABBING/ARRESTS: Essex Precinct -- Police arrested two male juveniles and an adult male in connection with assaulting at least two juveniles in the first block of Marice Circle yesterday. During the fight, one youth was stabbed in the face with a sharp object and another, who was trying to break up the fight, was struck in the face. The adult was being held pending a bail hearing, while the juveniles were released into the custody of their parents.

Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Richard Irwin.

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