Man in ‘security’ T-shirt assaults and rob victim


E. Lombard St., 3700 block, May 28, 12:01 a.m. A man told police that he approached the suspect, who was wearing a T-shirt labeled “Security,” and asked where he could get a cab. The suspect and another man told the victim that they would help him get one. While the three were walking through an alley, one of the suspects threw the victim to the ground, punched him, and took his property. The two suspects fled; one was later located and arrested by police.

S. Castle St., 400 block, May 27, 3:34 a.m. A man told police that he was returning home from a friend’s house when two male suspects approached. One, wearing a red hoodie, pulled out a gun and demanded his wallet and phone. The suspects fled with the victim’s property.

Lancaster St., 1600 block, May 28, 2 a.m. A woman told police that she had just left the bar and was looking for her car. She used her phone to take photos of the spot where she thought she had left her car. Two men approached; one put her in a choke hold while the other took her phone. Both fled.

Eastern Ave., 4300 block, May 28, 5:20 a.m. A man told police that one of two male suspects approached him and asked for a cigarette. The victim replied “no.” The suspect said, “Don’t I know you?” The victim approached the suspect and said, “No, I don’t know you.” The suspect then came closer and stated, “You know the deal; kick it out.” He pulled out a silver handgun and pointed it at the victim’s chest. The other suspect took the victim’s wallet, and the victim was directed to leave. His wallet was later recovered.

President St., 200 block, May 30, 10:35 a.m. A man told police that while he was walking with his headphones on, about 20-30 juveniles, all wearing white polo shirts and khakis pants, approached. One demanded that he take his headphones off his ears. The victim was then pushed to the ground. His property was taken, and the group began to assault him. The suspects fled east on Pratt St.

N. Dean St., 200 block, May 31, 3:30 a.m. A man was walking when the suspect approached, displayed a gun and demanded his property. The suspect racked the slide of the gun, and the victim, now fearing for his life, handed over cash and his wallet. The suspect demanded more, and the victim handed over his cell phone. During an area canvass, the suspect was found and arrested.


S. Wolfe St., 200 block, May 26, 6:50 a.m. A woman reported that she had opened her basement door, and later observed two males inside. When they realized she was home, they fled. No property was taken.

Albemarle St., 200 block, May 26, 2 p.m. An unknown suspect broke the garage window and stole two mountain bikes.

E. Fayette St., 2600 block, May 26, 9 p.m. An unknown suspect broke into the vacant property, possibly via an unfinished mail slot, and stole power and hand tools.

Leverton Ave., 3200 block, May 27, 10:40 a.m. An unknown suspect entered through the unlocked front door and took a video game system.

E. Fayette St., 2500 block, May 27, 3 p.m. Someone pushed in an air conditioning unit that was in a side window, and then stole a laptop, $400 in cash, and $60 in WIC checks.

S. Bouldin St., 700 block, May 28, 4 p.m. Someone cut off the key lock box. Various power tools were taken.

Foster Ave., 2400 block, May 28, 4:15 p.m. An unknown suspect entered the residence via the side door and took property from the upstairs bedrooms. three laptops, jewelry, a jewelry box and a gold watch was taken. There was no sign of forced entry. The victim told police that the property owner had a key, and that workers had been at the property a month earlier.

S. Ponca St., 1000 block, May 29, 3:30 p.m. The convenience store reported that someone gained entry by removing a roof vent, and then took various tools before fleeing the scene.

N. Kenwood Ave., 600 block, May 29, 5:15 p.m. A woman told police that someone came inside via the rear door, spray painted the interior of the location, and stole electronics and other property.

N. Glover St., 400 block May 30, 1:20 a.m. The victim said she had a dispute with her boyfriend, and she tried to go inside her house to de-escalate the situation. The boyfriend began kicking the door while screaming “I’ll kill you.” Suspect was later found at his residence and arrested. No property was taken.

Pulaski Hwy., 3000 block, May 30, 11 p.m. The victim said that he was woken up by an unknown man who had climbed in through the rear kitchen window, breaking the glass in the process. The suspect and the victim confronted each other; the suspect fled through the rear door. No property was taken.

S. Rose St., 800 block, May 31, 12:01 a.m. Investigation revealed that someone entered through an unsecured rear door, took property, and fled out the same door.

S. President St., 100 block, May 31, 4 p.m. A woman said that she had left her office door open, and that someone had stolen her iPhone and a cash deposit for the hotel. She attempted to track her phone with a website, and saw that it was at Marshall’s, at Pratt and Market streets. When she got there, she could neither access the tracking website nor identify a suspect. There were no security cameras in her office, which she had left open.

E. Lombard St., 1900 block, May 31 5 p.m. A man reported that someone cut the lock to his shed, removed two bicycles, and left.

Aggravated Assault

S. Dallas Ct., 300 block, May 27, 9:15 p.m. An officer responded to the location and found the victim on the ground and suffering from gunshot wounds to the hand and stomach. The victim was transported to Johns Hopkins Hospital; the investigation continues.

S. Spring Ct., 300 block, May 28, 11:20 p.m. The victim reported that she got off the subway at the Shot Tower and found her boyfriend waiting for her. An argument about their breakup ensued. He followed her home and pushed her into her house. She told him to leave, but he followed her upstairs and began choking her. The victim’s mother intervened; the victim was not hurt. The report has no further information.

Hudson St., 3800 block, May 29, 7 p.m. The victim, who had run away from home, got in a physical fight with her 15-year-old aunt upon her return. The grandmother used a broom handle to hit the victim in the forearms to try to break up the fight. The grandmother was arrested.

Fleet St., 2000 block, May 31, 6:36 a.m. A man told police that he was parked at the Royal Farms when the suspect, a female MTA bus driver, pulled up behind him. The victim didn’t believe he had enough room to back up, and he got into an argument with the bus driver. The driver tried to go into the store while the victim attempted to back up. Not having enough room, he again engaged with her. While he was backing up, the driver walked up to him and sprayed mace, hitting him in the arm. A security camera validated the victim’s story, and the bus driver was arrested.

N. Curley St., 100 block, May 31, 6:25 p.m. A pregnant woman argued with her boyfriend over the amount of girls he has on the side. He got angry and punched her in the stomach. He then picked up some pliers and hit her in the face, bruising her. A warrant was issued for his arrest.

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