THEFT FROM AMBULANCE: Southern District -- While the crew of a municipal ambulance was looking for an injured person in a park near the 1100 block of Cleveland St. Wednesday morning, a medical bag containing medicine, medical equipment and other supplies, all valued at more than $800, was stolen from the ambulance.
CAB HOLDUP: Southern District -- A Royal cab driver picked up two men at North and Pennsylvania avenues Wednesday night and drove them to the 900 block of Lemmon St., where one of the men pulled out a handgun and robbed him. The men fled with $12, the cab driver's jacket and jewelry, all valued at more than $400.
ASSAULT/ARREST: Northern District -- A 16-year-old resident of the 1100 block of Glenwood Ave. was walking near his home Wednesday when an occupant of a passing 1994 Toyota leaned out a window and pointed a handgun at him. Later, police stopped the car and arrested one of the occupants.
ASSAULT/ARREST: Northern District -- Police arrested a 42-year-old woman who struck a 50-year-old female resident of the 4400 block of St. Georges Ave. with an unknown weapon, then threatened her with a knife during an argument near the victim's home Wednesday.
CARJACKING: Northwestern District -- A man was about to enter his Chevrolet Corsica with Ohio tags HIJ 756 in the 5400 block of Park Heights Ave. on Wednesday when another man shoved him, stole his keys and drove off.
ROBBERY: Towson Precinct -- An elderly couple was walking in the 6500 block of Banbury Road on Wednesday morning when a motorist stopped and asked them for directions. When the couple neared the car, the motorist pulled out a handgun and robbed the woman of her purse containing cash and property, all of unknown value.
BANK ROBBERY: Cockeysville Precinct -- A man robbed the First National Bank in the 200 block of Mount Carmel Road in Parkton of an undisclosed sum of money Wednesday after giving a teller a note saying he was armed and wanted money.
Forest Hill -- Jewelry valued at more than $1,000 was stolen Wednesday from a house in the 700 block of W. Jarrettsville Road.
METRO CRIME STOPPERS
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.