Assault: A male employee at Lucky Nail Salon in the 100 block of N. Howard St. pulled a claw hammer and struck a male co-worker in the face, head and arm about 1:35 p.m. yesterday. A third male employee picked up a chair and struck the attacker, who was charged with aggravated assault.
Theft: Someone stole $15 from a woman's purse about 1 p.m. yesterday in an office at the Abel Wolman Municipal Building in the 200 block of N. Holliday St.
Burglary: Someone entered a home in the 400 block of N. Bouldin St. about 3 a.m. yesterday and stole a purse, blank checks, keys and a money order, all valued at $450. Police found no sign of forced entry.
Assault: Someone waiting at a light in the 3300 block of Eastern Ave. about 2:30 a.m. yesterday threw a six-pack of beer at someone standing on the street. A 24-year-old Baltimore man was arrested.
Assault: Two men were arguing in the 100 block of N. Milton Ave. about 12:30 a.m. yesterday when one grabbed the other by the neck and tried to choke him. The victim was not injured and no one was arrested.
Theft: Someone stole a headphone set, all valued at $200, about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday from a patient's room at Johns Hopkins Hospital in the 600 block of N. Wolfe St. Fifteen minutes later, someone stole a day planner, credit card and keys left unattended in a common area of the hospital.
Robbery: Someone wearing a ski mask entered the Dunkin' Donuts in the 5400 block of Harford Road about 4:15 a.m. yesterday, displayed a revolver and stole an undisclosed amount of money. The man fled on foot.
Attempted robbery: Two men approached a man who was walking in the 4600 block of Harford Road about 7 a.m. yesterday. One of them displayed a revolver and both searched the victim for money, but did not find any. The men fled on foot. Police suspect that one of the men robbed the Dunkin Donuts.
Burglary: Someone entered a home in the 7100 block of Rolling Bend Road between 11:45 p.m. Tuesday and 1:30 a.m. yesterday and stole a sofa, a loveseat, a coffee table, lamps and a dining room set, all valued at $1,625.
Destruction of property: Two men entered a vacant home in the 2500 block of Sarrington Circle about 10 p.m. Tuesday by breaking a rear window with a brick and left through the front door.
Burglary: Someone entered a home in the 900 block of Lindellen Ave. between 7:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. Tuesday using an unknown means of entry and stole $2,737 worth of jewelry.
Attempted robbery: Two men approached a man walking near Stockmill Road and Tentmill Lane about 10 p.m. Tuesday. One displayed a handgun and demanded the victim's pager. The victim resisted and the two men fled.