ROBBERY: Southern District -- A 14-year-old resident of the 400 block of S. Longwood St. was walking in the 400 block of S. Calhoun St. on Tuesday when he noticed a Burgundy car containing several youths following him. When one of the occupants yelled at him, the victim became scared and began to run. Two of the car's occupants chased and caught him, knocked him to the ground and robbed him of three gold chains valued at nearly $200.
ASSAULT: Northern District -- A woman in her early 20s attacked a 17-year-old resident of the 400 block of E. Lorraine Ave. in the 2600 block of Barclay St. on Tuesday and bit the victim on her left cheek. The victim declined medical treatment.
THEFT: Northern District -- An air conditioner was stolen Tuesday from the York Road Animal Hospital in the 4700 block of York Road.
SHOPLIFTING: Northern District -- Police arrested two boys who attempted to leave F & M Distributors in the 200 block of W. 29th St. on Tuesday without paying for baseball trading cards valued at more than $3. The boys were released in the custody of their parents.
THEFT/ARREST: Northern District -- Police arrested a man who attempted to leave the Food King market in the 5600 block of The Alameda on Tuesday without paying for meat valued at more than $11.
ROBBERY: Southwestern District -- A resident of the 3300 block of Winterbourne Road noticed his front door ajar Tuesday. He went inside and a gunman robbed him of a VCR, a TV and stereo equipment, all valued at more than $800.
BURGLARY: Northwestern District -- A diamond bracelet, two diamond rings, earrings and $500 were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 4900 block of Chalgrove Ave. Police said the property had a value of $4,000.
THEFT: North Point Precinct -- A bike valued at nearly $300 was stolen Tuesday from the yard of a house in the 7800 block of Bank St.
STOLEN CAR: Cockeysville Precinct -- A teal 1994 Dodge Caravan with tags 651072M and valued at $20,000 was stolen Tuesday in the 500 block of Lake Vista Circle.
BURGLARY: Cockeysville Precinct -- Two mountain bikes, having a combined value of nearly $1,500, were stolen Tuesday from a garage in the 13700 block of Princess Anne Way in Phoenix.
THEFT: Bel Camp -- A black-and-yellow 1994 Honda CBR-900 motorcycle without tags was stolen Tuesday from the driveway of a house in the 4300 block of Horner Lane.
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Police Blotter is a representative, not comprehensive, list of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore and Harford counties, reported by Richard Irwin.