Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore and Baltimore County.
Armed robbery: A man was standing in the 1600 block of Cliftview Ave. Saturday when a gunman stuck a handgun in his side and robbed him of $80.
Robbery: A man was walking in the 700 block of Rutland Ave. on Saturday when someone pulled him into an alley, beat him and robbed him of $73.
Assault: A cabdriver picked up a passenger at North Avenue and Belair Road about 7 p.m. Sunday and drove to the 1400 block of Homestead St. The passenger paid the fare, got out of the cab and walked to the driver's side, pointed a pellet rifle at him and told him to get out of the cab. As the driver hit the gas and sped off, the passenger fired two shots at the cab but missed.
Armed robbery: Two men who implied they had a gun robbed a man of $23 in the 2400 block of Woodbrook Ave. on Saturday.
Assault/Robbery: A tall man kicked and struck another man in the 1100 block of Mount St. on Sunday and took the victim's $300 coat.
Robbery: A 17-year-old youth walked up to an automated teller machine in the 4400 block of Park Heights Ave. about noon Sunday to withdraw $10 when a man came up behind him, pressed a hard object against him and said, "I've got a .45, today is Sunday, I'm tired of people playing with me." The suspect took $10 from the victim and forced him to withdraw $10. As he began to walk away, the suspect said, "Don't turn around. I will shoot you in broad daylight." The robbery was observed by a Northwestern District officer, who called for backup. The suspect, 21, was arrested across the street from the ATM and charged with assault and robbery.
Theft from auto: Someone broke into a 1992 Mazda parked in the 8500 block of Glen Michael Lane between 8: 30 p.m. Sunday and 2: 15 a.m. yesterday and took a toolbox valued at $75. A window in a 1994 Mitsubishi in the same block was broken, but nothing was taken.
Stolen auto: A white 1994 Acura Legend, with Maryland tag 153 AWY, was taken from the 5800 block of Olmstead Road between 11 p.m. Sunday and 5 a.m. yesterday.
White Marsh Precinct
Burglary: An intruder walked through two open doors of TC heating company in the 7900 block of Pulaski Highway between 3 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. yesterday and removed a portable heater.
Armed robbery: A man armed with a revolver entered the High's dairy store in the 7200 block of York Road Friday night demanded money and fled with an undisclosed amount.
Pub Date: 2/18/97