ROBBERY TRY/ARREST: Northern District -- Police responding to a disturbance inside a delicatessen in the 2900 block of Huntingdon Ave. yesterday arrested a man who assaulted a female employee while attempting to remove money from the cash register. The woman was not injured. The suspect, a 44-year-old resident of the 2600 block of Hampden Ave., was being held pending charges of assault and attempted robbery.
THEFT: Northern District -- Police were seeking a man who stole $400 from the wheelchair-bound occupant of a house in the 6000 block of York Road Monday. The suspect was visiting the victim at the time.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A driver for the Eagle cab company in the 1900 block of Ashburton St. was in the 2900 block of Garrison Blvd. yesterday when he was robbed at gunpoint of more than $100 by a couple he picked up.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- A resident of the 3900 block of Woodbine Ave. was in the 4500 block of Liberty Heights Ave. yesterday when a gunman robbed him of $50.
STABBING: Northwestern District -- Police were seeking two men, one of whom stabbed a resident of the 4700 block of Park Heights Ave. in the back during an incident yesterday in the 4900 block of Reisterstown Road. The victim was listed in fair condition at Sinai Hospital.
ROBBERY: Western District -- A gunman robbed a resident of the 800 block of Whitmore Ave. of a ring and portable radio, all valued at more than $200, in the 700 block of Whitmore Ave. yesterday.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Someone entered a house in the 2700 block of Parkwood Ave. after breaking a window yesterday and stole a VCR and other property, all valued at more than
ROBBERY: Western District -- A resident of the 2500 block of Mosher St. was walking in the 2700 block of Edmondson Ave. yesterday when a man placed an unknown object in her back and robbed her of $4.
BURGLARY: Western District -- Someone stole a Social Security check for $79 from a house in the 1800 block of Harlem Ave. yesterday.
BURGLARY: Southwestern District -- A lawn mower, window air-conditioner and jewelry were stolen yesterday from a house in the 3000 block of Westwood Ave. by someone who entered through a first-floor rear window.
ESCAPEE CAUGHT: Wilkens Precinct -- A man about to be deported to Jamaica escaped from a vehicle owned by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service yesterday while INS officers were fueling the vehicle at a service station at Washington Blvd. near Southwestern Blvd. Four hours later, detectives from the Wilkens Precinct arrested the man in an Arbutus neighborhood.
ROBBERY: Towson Precinct -- Police were seeking a man who entered a home in the 6100 block of Falls Road yesterday and robbed a 63-year-old woman of her purse after knocking her to the floor of a room. As the man was about to flee, the woman struck him with her cane, causing him to drop the purse. The suspect, a white man wearing jeans pants, a jeans shirt and a floral bandanna, escaped with no property. The woman was not injured.
BURGLARY: Cockeysville Precinct -- Someone entered a home in the 1200 block of York Road in Lutherville yesterday and stole office equipment, a shredder and a camera, all valued at more than $21,000.
VANDALISM: Cardiff -- Someone broke out the windshield of a 1973 International tractor parked in the 1600 block of Chestnut St. Monday. The windshield was valued at $200.
THEFT: Bel Air -- While a 1993 Jeep, the property of a resident of the 2600 block of Lakeview Court, Churchville, was parked overnight Monday on a lot at the C. Milton Wright High School in the 1300 block of Fountain Green Road, someone entered the vehicle and stole a compact disc player valued at more than $400.
METRO CRIME STOPPERS
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 and Harford counties, reported by Richard Irwin.