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Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes...


Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore city and county.

Southern District

Robbery: Four men, one with a large caliber revolver, entered a home in the 1600 block of Belt St. yesterday and stole cash and property, all valued at $800.

Stolen Car: Police were seeking a 1994 Dodge Caravan with Maryland tags ARA63M stolen yesterday from the 1700 block of Johnson St.

Stolen Car: A 1993 Dodge Caravan with New York tags MWG739 was stolen Saturday from the 200 block of Emory St.

Burglary/Arrest: Police responding to a reported burglary in progress in the 4100 block of Duane Ave. in Brooklyn yesterday arrested the ex-boyfriend of the occupant. He was charged with burglary and false imprisonment. During the incident, he allegedly held the woman against her will.

Burglary: A television and videocassette recorder, all valued at $800, were stolen yesterday from a house in the 1600 block of Cereal St. in Brooklyn by someone who entered through a kitchen door.

Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed the B & O food market in the 800 block of W. Lombard St. of $60 Saturday night.

Burglary/Arrest: A man who entered a house in the 2400 block of Washington Blvd. on Saturday night and stole a tape player and a radio, was seen leaving the scene by neighbors who called the police -- and chased and caught him. The 37-year-old suspect was being held at the station lockup pending a bail hearing.

Central District

Stolen Car: A 1990 Honda with Tennessee vanity tags INGFC was stolen yesterday from Mount Vernon Place.

Theft From Auto: A briefcase containing valuable papers and personal property was stolen yesterday from a car parked in the 200 block of St. Paul St.

Northeastern District

Robbery: A resident of the 2800 block of Harford Road was walking in the 2900 block of Hillen Road early yesterday when two men, one with a baseball bat, asked her for a cigarette. Before the woman could respond, the men grabbed her around the collar and robbed her of $20.

Burglary/Robbery: Police were seeking a man who entered a house in the 3900 block of Woodlea Ave. about 1:30 a.m. yesterday and robbed a 74-year-old woman of more than $100 in cash and jewelry. He also entered the bedroom of her 47-year-old daughter and robbed her of a 20-inch gold chain necklace.

Robbery: A resident of the 400 block of Southway was walking near her home yesterday evening when a man approached from the rear and stole her purse containing cash and other property, all valued at more than $100.

Stolen Car: A 1989 Chevrolet with tags CKB 077 was stolen yesterday from the 900 block of Evesham Ave.

Burglary: Someone entered the Cathedral Church of the Incarnation in the first block of E. University Parkway early yesterday after breaking a window and stole a telephone, word processor and tape player.

White Marsh Precinct

Robbery: Two men, one with a knife, robbed a Royal Farm Store in the 4900 block of Hazelwood Ave. early yesterday of more than $100. The armed man pressed the knife to an employee's neck and threatened to kill him.

Theft: -- A black go-cart with white stripes and powered by a 3-horsepower motor was stolen yesterday from the 7300 block of Linden Ave. The vehicle was valued at $600.

Destruction Of Property: Someone fired a bullet that hit the rear door of a 1983 Chevrolet Cavalier parked in the 1500 block of Weyburn Road yesterday. Damage was put at more than $200.

Purse Snatch: A 37-year-old Dundalk-area woman was in the 2000 block of Bear Ridge Road yesterday when a man stole her purse containing cash and property, all valued at $50.

Assault: A 33-year-old woman was arguing with her ex-husband yesterday at her home in the 1900 block of Larkhall Road when he allegedly pulled out a knife and threatened to cut her. After the woman dialed 911, the man fled. Police said the woman was expected to seek a warrant for the man's arrest.

Parkville Precinct

Theft: A man stole a cordless telephone valued at $50 from a Radio Shack store in the 9400 block of Belair Road yesterday.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: Someone entered the Preference art gallery at Towson Town Center around 10 a.m. yesterday and stole a cash register containing nearly $100.

Bank Robbery: -- A man and his female companion robbed the NationsBank in the 8100 block of Taylor Ave. Saturday afternoon of more than $100 at gunpoint. The couple escaped in a Ford Tempo with temporary tags.

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.

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