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Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.

Baltimore City

Western District

Shooting: A man, 35, was in the 1700 block of Westwood Ave. about 6 p.m. Saturday when another man shot him in the left foot. The victim was treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center. No arrest has been made.

Robbery: A man, 34, was in the 1700 block of Presstman St. about 9 a.m. yesterday yesterday when a gunman robbed him of $43 and a pack of cigarettes.

Theft from vehicle: Tools valued at nearly $300 were stolen from a 1998 Ford van parked in the 1900 block of W. North Ave. yesterday.

Robbery: A gunman robbed a woman, 57, of $10 in the 1700 block of W. North Ave. about 3 a.m. Saturday.

Southwestern District

Stolen car: A gray 1987 Ford with tags FMB 225 was stolen Saturday in the 3300 block of Winterbourne Road.

Eastern District

Stolen car: A 1991 Chevrolet van with tags M188367 was stolen in the 1800 block of Washington Blvd. Saturday.

Robbery: A man knocked a woman, 22, to the ground in the 1500 block of Ashland Ave. about 3: 30 p.m. Saturday and robbed her of her purse containing cash and property, all valued at more than $100.

Baltimore County

Cockeysville Precinct

Burglary: Someone used a remote-control garage door opener in a 1997 GMC Yukon parked in the driveway in the first block of Hillside Drive early Saturday, allowing at least two people to enter a house garage there and steal two other vehicles. Stolen were the Yukon, with tags M041941 and valued at nearly $40,000, a gray 1990 Mercedes Benz 500-SL valued at $94,000, with vanity tags DEEP N LV, and a black 1997 Mercedes Benz S-420 valued at nearly $90,000, with vanity tags I SELLER. Later Saturday morning, police found the Yukon parked on the shoulder of northbound Interstate 95 near the Baltimore Beltway in White Marsh. The other vehicles remained missing last night.

North Point Precinct

Theft: Someone stole a pair of eyeglasses valued at more than $100 from a stand at the North Point Farmers Market in the 2400 block of North Point Blvd. Saturday.

Theft: Two mountain bikes valued at nearly $300 and left unattended were stolen Saturday in the 400 block of Main St. in Dundalk.

Burglary: Someone entered a house in the 1900 block of Dineen Drive through a rear door Saturday and stole three rings, including an Overlea High School ring, and $700 cash. Total value of the property was more than $2,000.

Robbery: A woman, 70, was in the 7800 block of Eastern Blvd. about 7 p.m. Saturday when a man approached her from behind and stole her purse containing cash and property, all valued at nearly $250.

Parkville Precinct

Robbery try: An employee of Friendly's restaurant in the 8300 block of Harford Road was leaving the building about 12: 40 a.m. Saturday when a gunman approached and ordered her back inside. When the employee told the gunman she did not have a key with which to re-enter the restaurant, the man fled on foot. No arrest was made.

Burglary: Someone entered a house in the 8600 block of Ellen Ave. overnight Friday and stole stereo equipment valued at nearly $1,400.

Towson Precinct

Burglary: Two videocassette recorders valued at more than $100 were stolen from an apartment in the first block of Solar Circle Friday.

Garrison Precinct

Robbery: A man, 28, was at Tolworth Circle and Tiverton Road in Randallstown about midnight Saturday when three men, one with a handgun, jumped from behind a bush and robbed him of $19.

Pub Date: 1/04/99

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