Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore and Baltimore County.
Shooting: A man discharged a handgun in the 600 block of Woodbourne Ave. about 11: 30 p.m. Tuesday and a bullet struck a 31-year-old bystander in the right knee. The victim was treated at Union Memorial Hospital. Police said the shooting appeared to be an accident and remains under investigation. No charges have been filed.
Robbery/shooting: A 30-year-old man was in the 1900 block of Etting St. about 10 p.m. Tuesday when three men, one with a handgun, robbed him of $60. Before the men fled, the gunman shot the victim in the upper left leg. The victim was in fair condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.
Theft: Someone stole a credit card belonging to a female resident of the 800 block of E. Fort Ave. on Tuesday and used it to purchase $300 worth of items at various stores.
Assault: Police were seeking two men who got out of a car in the 2800 block of Clifton Ave. on Tuesday night and beat a 21-year-old man with their fists, causing head, back and shoulder injuries. The victim was treated at Bon Secours Hospital.
Burglary: Someone entered a house in the 1900 block of W. Saratoga St. on Tuesday and stole a videocassette recorder and a cordless telephone, all valued at nearly $300.
Cutting: Two men were in the 2300 block of W. North Ave. on Tuesday, arguing over a woman, when one of them cut the other in the face and on the left arm with a pair of scissors. The victim was treated at Liberty Medical Center. No arrest had been made.
Theft/arrest: Police arrested a man Tuesday when he tried to leave Caldor in the 6700 block of Reisterstown Road without paying for a cordless telephone valued at $120.
Stolen car: Police were seeking a brown two-door 1978 Ford with tags BSE 003 that was stolen Tuesday in the 2700 block of Gwynns Falls Parkway.
Theft: A down jacket, briefcase and other property, all valued at $200, were stolen Tuesday from a 1995 Toyota Camry parked in the 2700 block of N. Calvert St.
Theft: Two video cameras valued at $800 were stolen Tuesday from the Johns Hopkins University Press in the 2700 block of N. Charles St.
Burglary: Three compact disc changers, compact discs and a 13-inch television, all valued at $400, were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 2700 block of N. Charles St. by someone who entered through a rear window.
Theft: An overcoat valued at more than $100 was stolen Tuesday from a 1985 Nissan Maxima parked in the 300 block of E. 30th St.
Burglary: A 19-inch television and a videocassette recorder were stolen Tuesday from a house in the 5200 block of St. Georges Ave. by someone who entered through a rear kitchen door.
Burglary: Someone entered a house in the 5000 block of Midwood Ave. through a door Tuesday and stole a videocassette recorder and an AM-FM radio and compact disc player.
Burglary: Jewelry of unknown value was stolen Tuesday from the bedroom of a house in the 5000 block of Elder Road by someone who entered through a front kitchen door.
Robbery: A 15-year-old male was in the 7900 block of Harford Road about 4 p.m. Tuesday when two other male youths robbed him of his wallet containing a small sum of money.
Robbery: The manager of Wendy's in the 3000 block of E. Joppa Road was leaving the building about 11 p.m. Tuesday when gunman ordered him back into the office, where the employee gave the man money.
Robbery: Two men, one with a handgun, robbed the 7-Eleven in the 6300 block of Sherwood Road and a customer in the store of an undisclosed sum of money about 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Theft/arrest: A former employee of Chick-Fil-A at Hunt Valley Mall was arrested early Tuesday and charged with stealing more than $400 from the company Monday night.
Pub Date: 12/26/97