ASSAULT/ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A 23-year-old man was accosted at his home in the 5300 block of Nelson Ave shortly after 2 p.m. yesterday by two men, one of whom brandished a .38-caliber handgun. He was robbed of $1,200 in cash, his car keys and a pager.
SHOOTING: Northwestern District -- An 18-year-old man was sitting on the steps of a house in the 4000 block of Oakford Ave. about 5:30 p.m. Monday, playing checkers, when he was approached by a man with a handgun who told him to run. The victim began to run and was shot in the lower back. He was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was listed in good condition.
TAXICAB HOLDUP: Northwestern District -- A Yellow Cab driver was robbed of $210, his reading glasses and his wallet about 10:45 p.m. Monday in the 3400 block of Oakford Ave. by a man wielding a knife.
Northwestern District -- A 1991 red Pontiac van with Maryland handicapped tags 186 52HB was stolen between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Monday afternoon in the 3100 block of W. Belvedere Ave.
Western District -- Four hubcaps were stolen between 4:40 p.m. and 6:40 p.m. Tuesday from a 1987 Ford Taurus parked in the first block of N. Carey St. The car was registered to an address in the 11900 block of Tarragon Road in Reisterstown, Baltimore County.
THEFT: Western District -- Police are looking for a 28-year-old man who is accused of stealing $15 from a home in the 200 block of N. Fremont Ave. between 10 p.m. Monday and 3 p.m. Tuesday.
BURGLARY: Towson Precinct -- Someone threw a rock through the glass front door of a Royal Farms Store in the 600 block of S. Wick Dr. shortly before 1:30 a.m. yesterday. Store workers said they would not be sure of what was taken until they did an inventory.
Cockeysville Precinct -- A set of Spalding Top Flite golf clubs valued at $300 were reported yesterday as being stolen from the Hunt Valley Golf Course sometime in March.
Cockeysville Precinct -- A burglar entered a home in the 2400 block of Bond Road in Parkton between 11:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. Tuesday and stole a television set, a shotgun and a microwave oven.
THEFT: Cockeysville Precinct -- Two mountain bikes valued at $1,300 were stolen from the back deck of an apartment in Willow Tree Gardens sometime on May 12, 13 or 14. The theft was reported stolen yesterday.
THEFT: Cockeysville Precinct -- An undetermined amount of money was stolen over the Memorial Day weekend from the office of Timonium Chrysler-Plymouth in the 10300 block of York Road.
Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, compiled by John Rivera.