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BALTIMORE CITY* ROBBERY: Southern District -- A...



* ROBBERY: Southern District -- A 14-year-old boy from the 2400 block of Smith Ave. in Lansdowne was in the 2000 block of W. Patapsco Ave. when two men robbed him of $11 Tuesday night. One of the men implied he was armed and threatened to shoot the boy. Later, when the victim's father confronted the men and demanded his son's money back, the men denied robbing the boy and walked away.

* ROBBERY: Southern District -- A man who had accepted a ride with two men Tuesday night in the 2800 block of Hollins Ferry Road robbed them of $60 while implying he had a gun. The suspect had been drinking beer with one of the victims in a bar. The robber got out of the car in the 2300 block of Hollins Ferry Road.

* THEFT FROM AUTO: Northern District -- Two mountain bikes with a combined value of more than $700 were stolen from atop a 1992 Volkswagen parked Tuesday in the 4500 block of N. Charles St.

* BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- Three leather coats valued at more than $300 were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 3500 block of Edmondson Ave.


* BURGLARY: North Point Precinct -- An electric generator valued at $500 was stolen Tuesday from a county Department of Recreation and Parks building in the 7800 block of St. Patricia Court.

* PURSE SNATCH: Woodlawn Precinct -- A 76-year-old resident of the 1500 block of Forest Park Ave. was crossing the parking lot at the Giant market in the 5600 block of Baltimore National Pike when a man stole her purse containing cash and property, all valued at $40. The robber drove off in a dark blue station wagon.

* BURGLARY/ARRESTS: Woodlawn Precinct -- Police arrested two male teen-agers and charged them as juveniles with stealing several watches Tuesday from an apartment in the 2800 block of Diamond Ridge Road. The arrests were made after the mother of one of the teen-agers found the watches at their home and confronted her son. Police said one of the boys had a master key that fit several apartment doors.


* CALL IN TIPS: Readers with information on these or other crimes can call Metro Crime Stoppers' confidential 24-hour hot line, 276-8888. Names are not taken, calls are not recorded and rewards of up to $2,000 may be paid for information.

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

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