S. Washington St., 300 block, Dec. 29, 4:45 a.m. The victim said that while walking in the block, the suspect approached from in front of her and yelled while going for her purse. They struggled a bit, ripping the purse. They both fell to the ground. A wallet fell out of the purse, and the suspect grabbed it and fled.
E. Lombard St., 1000 block, Dec. 29, 9:56 a.m. The victim stated that the suspects entered the location with a gun and demanded money. The victim filled a bag with cash and cigarettes, and the suspects exited the location. The incident was caught on camera.
Parnell Ave., 6500 block, Dec. 29, 9 p.m. The victim said that while she was walking, the suspect approached from behind, grabbed her coat, and stated, “Kick that s—t out,” several times. The victim responded, “What if I smack the s—t out of you?” The suspect replied, “What if I pull this pistol out?” The victim backed up to her front door, and said, again, “What if I smack the s—t out of you?” Once at the door, she stated, “I got something for your a—,” and the suspect fled.
Orleans St., 2600 block, Dec. 30, 2:18 a.m. The victim said she was sleeping in the master bedroom when awakened by a man looking through her dresser. He demanded money, and the suspect replied she had none. He hit her head with a crowbar, and she began to scream and cry. He pulled down her pants, and the victim told him not to rape her. He said he wouldn’t and fled.
E. Fayette St., 3300 block, Dec. 30, 1:12 p.m. The victim said he was walking into the store to pay for gas when the suspects approached and asked for money. The victim ignored them, at which time one of them tried to reach into his pocket and take money. The victim ran inside and paid for gas. He ran back out to the car, and his father called 911. The suspects fled.
Jefferson St., 2300 block, Dec. 30, 10:05 p.m. The victim said that during an argument with the suspect, he pushed her shoulder and snatched her purse. She ran across the street to call police; a warrant was obtained.
E. Baltimore St., 2600 block, Dec. 30, 9 p.m. The victim told police that he was in Patterson Park looking for his dog that had just run away. He was approached by three male suspect, and he asked if they had seen his dog. They told him the dog was seen at the baseball fields, and told him to follow them. Once at the field, they reportedly assaulted him and took his property.
N. Lakewood Ave., 500 block, Dec. 30, 10:05 p.m. The owner of the club said that he was taking out the trash when he observed a man who said “You have Oxys.” The victim replied in the negative. The three suspects then walked behind the victim, and one of them pulled out a gun and pointed it at him. The suspects Eastern Ave., 4500 block, Jan. 1, 12:01 a.m.. The victim reported that while he was walking, he was approached by three suspects, who shoved him into a wall. One displayed a handgun while the other two removed his property. The suspects then fled.
E. Lombard St., 900 block, Jan. 1, 11:30 p.m. The victim said that while she was at the bus stop, she saw two male suspects approach, one of whom was wearing a face mask. One of them yelled for her phone, and they started grabbing at it. They then demanded money and dragged her to the street. They took her bag containing her property. One of the suspects fled; the other patted her down for more property but fled when a car approached.
Mason Ct., 200 block, Jan. 2, 3:08 a.m. The victim said that during an argument, her boyfriend hit her in the eye. She ran downstairs and grabbed a knife and told him to leave her alone. He picked up an iron and swung it at her. She tried to call police; he took her phone. A warrant was issued.
S. Collington Ave., 500 block, Jan. 3, 6:55 p.m. The victim said that a male suspect entered the store and was looking to buy something. As the victim went to assist him, another male suspect entered, went behind the counter, and started taking money from the register. The victim started to walk toward the front counter, and the first suspect grabbed him, kicked him in the chest, and threw him down the basement steps. The suspects also took the victim’s purse before fleeing.
Brentwood Ave., 6700 block, Jan. 4, 1:11 a.m. The victim said that he was behind the counter when a man with a bandana over his face entered. The victim asked three times for the suspect to remove the bandana; the suspect refused. The suspect stated “Look what I got,” reaching into his hip area, and demanded that the victim open the drawer. The victim hit the panic button; the suspect fled.