Police reports in Baltimore city and county:
Armed robbery Police were seeking two men, one armed with a handgun, who robbed a man, 53, of his cell phone valued at $300 while the victim walked in the 800 block of George St. about 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Burglary Someone broke into a house in the 1500 block of Ensor St. through a basement window Monday or Tuesday and stole several hand tools, an electric saw and an electric drill, all valued at $435.
Theft A purse containing a small sum of money and personal items was stolen Monday night or early Tuesday from a vehicle parked in the 1000 block of Curtain Ave. The thief entered the vehicle after breaking a side window.
Thefts Two vehicles, a 2006 Ford van and a Nissan Pathfinder, were parked on a lot in the 3600 block of Clipper Mill Road on Wednesday when someone broke into the vehicles and removed a navigational system from each. Police said the navigational systems were in plain view and that their total value was $1,100. A window was broken in each car to gain entry.
Baltimore County - Parkville
Theft/arrests Three males were arrested after 6 p.m. yesterday after they stole several cell phones from T-Mobile in the 8800 block of Belair Road. After receiving descriptions, police from the Parkville and White Marsh precincts captured the trio at Belair Road and Route 43 before they could escape by car. The phones were recovered. Theft charges were pending.
Baltimore County - Essex
Robbery A boy, 14, was playing basketball in the alley behind the 900 block of N. Marlyn Ave. about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday when he was assaulted by three other teenage boys who knocked him to the ground, struck him in the face and robbed him of $22.
Baltimore County - Cockeysville
Arrest A man, 50, was found sleeping at Atlantic Pre-Cast Concrete in the 10000 block of Beaver Dam Road, arrested about 6 a.m. Wednesday and charged with burglary and trespassing. No property was reported missing. The man's name was unavailable.
Burglary A laptop computer, cash and jewelry were stolen Wednesday from a house in the 100 block of Washington St. in Timonium by someone who entered through a window.
Burglary Someone broke into a house in the first block of Talbott Ave. in Timonium through a side door Wednesday afternoon and stole a silver bracelet of unknown value.
Baltimore County - Franklin
Burglary Video games, game controllers, three laptop computers and an iPod, all valued at nearly $1,900, were stolen Wednesday from a house in the first block of Rainbow Court. There were no signs of forced entry.
Stolen vehicle Police were seeking a blue 2000 Toyota Camry with tags LRC 043 that was stolen Wednesday in the 4800 block of Coyle Road.
Stolen vehicle A black 2007 Infiniti with tags 32465M4 was stolen Wednesday in the 4900 block of New Town Blvd. in Owings Mills.
Baltimore County - Woodlawn
Burglary Someone broke into an apartment in the 5900 block of Franklin Ave. from a balcony Tuesday night and stole a 32-inch TV, a laptop computer, video games and their accessories, all valued at $1,800.
Burglary/arrest Police responding to an attempted burglary in the 1300 block of Ingleside Ave. on Tuesday arrested a man, 40, who attempted to enter the dwelling through a rear window after ringing the doorbell. Charged with attempted burglary was Donald T. Wedlock of the 1400 block of N. Caroline St. in East Baltimore.