Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.
Robbery/assault: A man armed with a knife injured a female employee of the Fells Point Boutique in the 700 block of S. Broadway and robbed the clothing store of about $50 Monday. The man entered the store about 12:30 p.m., forced the woman, 49, into a bathroom and took money from a cash register. When the woman left the bathroom, he cut her on the right arm and forced her back into it. When she left the bathroom again, he cut her on a leg and fled.
Robbery: A woman, 19, was in the 2100 block of E. Lombard St. about 5 p.m. Monday when an apparently unarmed man robbed her of jewelry, valued at $200.
Burglary: A videocassette recorder, valued at $200, was stolen Monday from a house in the 2600 block of McElderry St.
Stolen vehicle: A 1994 Jeep with tags M423601 was stolen Monday in the 600 block of S. Conkling St.
Theft/assault: A woman, 53, shopping Monday in Maxway, a discount store in Mount Clare Junction in the 1200 block of W. Pratt St., saw a woman shoplifting and reported it to an employee. After leaving the store, she was accosted by the other woman and was struck in the neck. She was not seriously injured. No arrest had been made.
Theft: A city-owned parking meter, valued at nearly $400 and containing an unknown sum of coins, was removed from its post in the first block of E. Cross St. between Saturday and Monday.
Theft from vehicle: A cellular phone, valued at more than $300, was stolen Sunday from a 1992 Mazda parked in the 1900 block of Wilhelm St.
Theft from vehicle: A Penn State sweatshirt and music tapes - all valued at $40 - were stolen Monday from a 1987 Ford Bronco parked in the 1200 block of Henry St.
Theft: A compact disc player, valued at $80, was stolen Monday from a car parked in the 1600 block of Hazel St.
Stolen vehicle: A 1989 Chevrolet station wagon with tags HRC 332 was stolen Monday in the 2100 block of W. Patapsco Ave.
Burglary/arrests: Two teen-age males were arrested Sunday after they broke into a house in the 8100 block of Ridgetown Drive. They were chased into a nearby woods by Officer Larry Ward, who arrested them. No property was stolen, but damage to the dwelling was estimated at $600. The youths live in the 4300 block of Soth Ave. and the 4400 block of Silver Teal Road.
Burglaries: Two adjoining townhouses in the 3700 block of Timahoe Circle were broken into Monday, and several pieces of jewelry and cash - all valued at more than $3,000 - were taken from one. It was not known if property was taken from the other.
North Point Precinct
Burglary: Lawn-care equipment and tools - all valued at $3,000 - were stolen from a shed in the 3100 block of Cornwall Road overnight Sunday.
Theft: A Dundalk couple tried to leave the Giant Food market in the 1100 block of Merritt Blvd. on Sunday without paying for health products valued at nearly $90. The man, 42, and the woman, 33, were stopped by a security officer and later released after proving their identity. Police said they expect the store to prosecute the pair.
Arson/arrests: Two boys, ages 17 and 15, were arrested Monday and charged with setting fire to several pieces of clothing on the deck of a house in the first block of Englefield Square in the Queen Anne Village complex. The deck also was burned. No damage estimate was available.
Burglary: A videocassette recorder, coins and a pair of field glasses were stolen Monday from a house in the 10100 block of Reisterstown Road in Owings Mills.