STOLEN CAR: Northeastern District -- A 1992 Honda with tags ZHW 650 was stolen Monday in the 1200 block of Cedarcroft Road.
ROBBERY: Northwestern District -- Police were seeking a man known as "Antoine" who robbed a resident of the 3500 block of Argyle Ave. of his bicycle, valued at $400, in the 3600 block of Columbus Drive on Monday.
ROBBERY TRY: Northern District -- A 61-year-old resident of the 700 block of Hollen Road was in the 6300 block of York Road on Monday when he was stopped by a bicyclist armed with a handgun who demanded his money. After a scuffle, during which the victim was struck in the face, the biker rode away.
PURSE SNATCH: Northern District -- A 66-year-old resident of the 3500 block of Poole St. was in the 3900 block of Roland Ave. on Monday when a man approached from behind, struck her in the face and and stole her purse containing $20.
ASSAULT: Northern District -- A North Carolina man reported to police that while driving home from Philadelphia on Monday, he stopped in Druid Hill Park to rest. The man told police that when he got out of his car to take a walk, a man struck him with a metal bar. The victim was treated by the crew of a Fire Department ambulance and continued on his trip.
BURGLARY: Towson Precinct -- Computer equipment valued at more than $1,600 was stolen Monday from Bally's Total Fitness Center in the 300 block of E. Joppa Road.
BURGLARY/VANDALISM: Cockeysville Precinct -- On Monday, the walls of a vacant house in the first block of Valley Falls Court were scratched with a sharp instrument and a sink was clogged up, causing water to overflow and flood at least one floor. The cost of repairing the damage was set at $3,000.
STOLEN CAR: Garrison Precinct -- A two-door 1988 Nissan Pulsar with tags ZXX 256 was stolen Monday in the 8000 block of Woodgate Court.
STOLEN CAR: Garrison Precinct -- A two-door red 1992 Nissan 300ZX with no tags was stolen Monday from the Heritage Chevrolet lot in the 11200 block of Reisterstown Road.
BURGLARY: Woodlawn Precinct -- Property valued at more than $3,000 was stolen from a house in the 5400 block of Whitlock Road on Monday. The stolen items included a television set, camcorder, jewelry, a mountain bike, fax machine and several movie tapes.
SHOPLIFTING: Woodlawn Precinct -- While a man distracted an employee of Silvertime, a watch store at Security Square Mall in the 6900 block of Security Blvd. on Monday, a female accomplice stole six watches valued at more than $800.
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Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, reported by Richard Irwin.