Man robbed of cell phone while sitting on Patterson Park bench

Written by on December 11, 2013 in Crime, Neighborhood Watch - Southeast - 2 Comments

N. Curley St., 600 block, Dec. 1, 3:30 a.m. The victim said that he was punched for no reason by the suspect, who stated, “This is for my sister.” Once the assault started, other unknown males joined in with their hands and feet. The victim managed to get to his car and flee. When he got home, he found that his money and cell phone were missing from his pockets. He identified one of the assailants as his brother. The victim went to Franklin Square Hospital for injuries to his torso.
S. Caroline St., 200 block, Dec. 1, 4:15 p.m. The victim was walking and talking on his cell phone when an unknown juvenile approached from behind and pushed him to the ground. The victim dropped his phone, which the male suspect then picked up and fled.
N. Patterson Park Ave., unit block, Dec. 2, 8:23 p.m. The victim was walking his dog when he was approached by three men, one of whom displayed a handgun and stated “Give me everything you got.” The victim told the suspect he had nothing, so the suspect shoved and cursed the victim before walking away without taking anything.
Eastern Ave., 4900 block, Dec. 3, 9 p.m. The victim said that she was visiting her mother in the hospital with two female friends, who became suspects when they allegedly robbed her of $32.70 in cash at knifepoint while at the bus stop. The incident was caught on Bayview Hospital security cameras, and the suspects were caught inside the hospital and arrested.
E. Lombard St., 1600 block, Dec. 4, 1:06 a.m. The victim was standing with a friend when two males approached and asked for a dollar. The victim said no, and put his hand in his pocket. One of the suspects told him to take his hand out of his pocket, and then he put his own hand in the pocket and took an iPhone and money. The two suspects then fled. One was later caught, identified by the victim, and arrested by police.
Eastern Ave., 2600 block, Dec. 5, 4:05 p.m. The victim reported that he was sitting on a park bench in Patterson Park when one of the suspects approached and tried to take it. The victim tried to grab it back, but two more suspects joined in and assaulted him before all three fled with his property.
S. Eaton St., 800 block, Dec. 7, 1:38 a.m. The victim was walking home when the suspect came up behind her and grabbed her purse. They struggled over the purse, and the victim was dragged along the ground, causing a bruise to her hand. The suspect then fled north bound with the purse. The victim observed two other suspects across the street, who fled at the same time.
S. Collington Ave., 500 block, Dec. 7, 7:58 a.m. The victim said that while he was walking, two suspects came out of an alley and punched him in the face. He fell to the ground, and the assault continued. The suspects removed his property and fled north on Collington Ave.

E. Baltimore St., 800 block, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. An unknown suspect entered the residence via the unlocked front door and took an iPad from the living room.
O’Donnell St., 2800 block, Dec. 3, 6 a.m. The owner of the business responded to an alarm call and found the front door of the business kicked in and shattered. Video shows a man in a ski mask entering the business, attempting unsuccessfully to open the cash register, and leaving.
N. Rose St., 100 block, Dec. 3, 1:45 p.m. An unknown suspect broke the rear door to the residence, rummaged through drawers in the second floor bedroom, and took a laptop and mountain bike from the living room.
N. Curley St., 500 block, Dec. 5, 2:14 p.m. Someone kicked in the rear door and took a TV and two laptops.
S. Collington Ave., unit block, Dec. 6, 8:30 a.m. An unknown suspect broke glass to the side door and gained entry, and then took a laptop, DVD player, Kindle tabled, $300, a jewelry box with jewelry, a revolver pistol, and a Movado watch.
Jefferson St., 2300 block, Dec. 6, 10:32 a.m. An unknown suspect tried to gain entry by trying to kick in the rear door, but did not succeed.
O’Donnell St., 3500 block, Dec. 7, 7 a.m. An unknown person reportedly climbed to the roof, kicked in the roof deck door, gained entry, took property and left via the rear door.

Aggravated Assault
E. Lombard St., 4000 block, Dec. 1, 1 a.m. The victim said that he was in the bar when he got in a fight. During the fight, an unknown muscular man hit him in the head with something, causing a 4-inch laceration. the victim went home, charged his cell phone, and called for assistance. He refused medical treatment.
Watson St., 1100 block, Dec. 1, 10:40 a.m. The victim said that he was talking to a male he pays to sweep up the garage. The victim said that the man grew angry over a monetary dispute, and struck him in the back with an aluminum baseball bat before fleeing.
O’Donnell St., 5600 block, Dec. 2, 1:44 a.m. The officer was at the nightclub for crowd control and heard a pop like a gun shot. The officer then saw a large crowd exit the club. The victim was shot in the back by an unknown person.
McElderry St., 2100 block, Dec. 2, 7:15 p.m. The victim was at the food market and got into an argument with the clerk. The victim knocked sodas off the counter and knocked a shelf of sodas over on the way out. The clerk took a can of soda and hit her in the knee. The victim called the police; both parties were arrested after police viewed security tape footage.
Comet Mw., 1200 block, Dec. 3, 9:05 p.m. The victim argued with the suspect over smelling drugs and alcohol on him. The argument led to a physical altercation, in which the suspect pulled out a pocket knife and threatened the victim before running into the bathroom, where he stayed until police arrived. He fled; a warrant was obtained.
Leverton Ave., 3400 block, Dec. 5, 7:47 p.m. Officer responded to the hospital for a shooting and found the victim suffering from two gunshot wounds. The victim said that suspects approached him, and one of them pulled out a gun. The victim said that he ran away and was shot while fleeing. He called police from the 100 block of S. Highland Ave.
Thames St., 1600 block, Dec. 6, 1:50 a.m. Officers responded and found the victim on his back in the street, crying. The victims, a man and woman, advised that he had pulled a knife from his pocked and called one of them a racial slur. He was crying due to the deaths of his father and brother in 2011 and 2012. The suspect suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.

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