N. Lakewood Ave., 200 block, Feb. 23, 6:15 p.m. An officer was flagged down by an off-duty Eastern District officer who had detained the suspect for a robbery. The female victim told police that the suspect approached her from behind while she was walking in the block and pulled on her shirt in an attempt to knock her off balance. During the struggle, the suspect took her cell phone and fled. During an area canvass, the suspect was stopped, identified and arrested.
N. Decker Ave., 100 block, Feb. 24, 4 p.m. The victim said that the suspects entered the location and began shoplifting. When the suspects left the store without paying, the victim followed them outside and told them to pay. One of the suspects grabbed him from behind while the other hit him in the face, causing his nose to bleed. The report states that one of the two suspects was arrested.
Foster Ave., 4800 block, Feb. 24, 10 p.m. The victim said that while he was walking home, the suspect—wearing a face mask—approached him and punched him in the face, knocking out his tooth. The victim fell to the ground; the suspect took his property from his pockets and fled.
Dundalk Ave., 600 block, Feb. 26, 8:14 p.m. A masked man entered the store and produced a small black handgun. He told the clerk to be quiet and empty the register. He then counted to three. After she complied, he then demanded she open the second register. She gave him an unknown amount of currency. The suspect fled on foot.
N. Highland Ave., 100 block, Feb. 26, 10 p.m. The victim said that the two suspects asked him where he was from. As he ran away, he fell down. One of the suspects grabbed him by the hoodie. The suspects asked him what he had on his person. One of the suspects then took his property; both fled. After a chase and a canvass, the suspects were arrested and the victim’s property was recovered.
Aisquith St., 200 block, Feb. 27, 7:40 a.m. The victim cut through an alley on the way to school, and he noticed an older teen following him. The suspect approached the victim from behind, grabbed him, and asked if he had any money. The victim replied no; the suspect then took the victim’s phone and earbuds and fled.
Dillon St., 3400 block, Feb. 27, 3:17 p.m. Three teens—a male and two females—demanded that the female victim, who doesn’t speak English, give them her purse and cell phone. She refused and one of the suspects knocked her down and began striking and kicking her. A person came out of her home and, thinking it was a fight between kids, told the teens that they were disturbing her and her baby. they told her, with profanity, to get back in her house and that they did not care about her or her child.
S. Broadway, unit block, Feb. 27, 6 p.m. Th victim was leaning in her trunk retrieving items when the suspect came up and demanded her property. He tried to hit her in the face, but she moved out of the way. He then grabbed her purse, and the strap broke. The suspect—and another who had been standing to the side and observing—fled on foot. An area canvass was negative, but footage of the suspects was captured on camera.
Pulaski Hwy., 3200 block, Feb. 27, 10:16 p.m. The victim was removing money from the ATM inside the corner liquor store. When he left with his son, three male suspects approached and demanded the money. One of the suspect’s held back the victim’s son. The owner of the store saw this happen, and the suspects fled without the money. No one was injured.
Pulaski Hwy, 3100 block, Feb. 28, 4:59 a.m. The suspect stated that he had pulled into the store’s side lot to put air his tires when a suspect walked up, stated “Kick it out,” and pointed a gun at his head. The suspect took some money from the victim’s pocket and fled.
E. Pratt St., 900 block, Feb. 28, 1:24 p.m. An officer saw the female victim screaming for help and saw two male suspects slamming her into the ground and assaulting her. One of the suspects fled and got away, but the other, who had taken her purse, was apprehended about a half-block away, after dropping her purse. The victim’s property was recovered; the suspect was arrested.
N. Highland Ave., 400 block, March 1, 12:30 a.m. The victim said that her former boyfriend forced his way into her home, assaulted her and took her cell phone. A warrant was obtained for the suspect, who had also violated a protection order.
N. Rose St., 600 block, March 1, 7 p.m. The two victims, one male and one female, were reportedly walking when they both heard footsteps approaching from behind. As they turned, the suspects grabbed the male and threw him to the wall before displaying a black handgun. The suspect then stated “Run that s—t” and hit the victim with the gun. The suspect then hit him in the face with his fists and took his cell phone. He then demanded the female victim’s property.
S. Eaton St., 300 block, March 1, 7 p.m. The owner said that the location had been left secure and intact. Upon the owner’s return, the front garage door was found forced open and a car stereo was missing from the office, along with an impact gun and money.
Boston Ave., 6700 block, March 1, 4:30 p.m. The owner of the vacant property said that she returned to discover that someone had broken in via a rear basement door, taken copper pipe, and fled.
E. Baltimore St., 4000 block, Feb. 23, 2:07 a.m. The victim said he was in the club with his girlfriend and a friend. They all left together in the girlfriend’s car. The friend, who is the suspect, was in the back seat and allegedly produced a steak knife and ordered the victim to get out of the car. The driver accidentally cut herself on the suspect’s knife. The victim and his girlfriend left the car, and the suspect drove off in it. The car was later spotted, and the suspect was arrested by police.
S. Ponca St., 800 block, Feb. 23, 10:35 p.m. The victim got into a dispute with his girlfriend, and he said that she hit him in the ear, causing a laceration. The suspect fled prior to police arrival. During the investigation, the victim contacted his lawyer, and he then became uncooperative with police, refusing to speak with family violence detectives or fill out paperwork.
N. Potomac St., 500 block, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. The victim said that she was in her kitchen when an acquaintance of her brother’s walke up the stairs from the basement, displayed two kitchen knives, and told her to “get down.” He then dropped the knives and fled the house. He did not demand anything; there were no signs of forced entry. He may have been in the house from the prior day, when the front door had been left unlocked. A warrant was issued.
S. Highland Ave., 100 block, Feb. 25, 12:20 a.m. The victim woke up to her children’s father screaming at her that he took too much insulin. He then allegedly chased her around the apartment with a steak knife and a very large screwdriver. She grabbed scissors to protect herself, and he fled, leaving his weapons behind. He returned a short time later and was arrested.
N. East Ave., 400 block, Feb. 26, 3:18 a.m. The victim and her boyfriend got into a fight about them breaking up. He reportedly said that if he saw her with another partner, he would hurt them both. He was asked to leave but hit her in the chest. They began throwing things at each other; on his way out he broke out several windows to the house and her vehicle. He was arrested.
N. Robinson St., 600 block, Feb. 26, 9:51 p.m. The female victim and her female friend got into a dispute over how one their hair was done by the other’s sister. During the dispute, the suspect threw a beer bottle at the victim and hit her in the head. The suspect fled; a warrant was issued.
S. East Ave., unit block, Feb. 27, 9:50 p.m. The victim’s husband came home drunk and reportedly verbally threatened her. She told him she was calling the police, because he had assaulted her in the past. The suspect produced a machete, slammed it on the counter, and told her, “See what happens if you call the police.” The police came and arrested the suspect, who continued to threaten the victim.
O’Donnell St., 5600 block, Feb. 28, 1:30 a.m. The victim was at the nightclub when her ex-boyfriend approached her, pushed her to the floor, and punched and kicked her. The victim lost consciousness. The suspect was escorted out of the club by bouncers. The victim was transported to a medical facility, which discharged her with paperwork indicating that she had suffered a concussion, a contusion on her head, and a chip fracture on her foot. A warrant was obtained for the suspect.
N. Bouldin, 400 block, Feb. 28, 2:37 a.m. The victim said that he and his mother got in an argument that tuned violent when she burned his arm with an iron. The suspect was arrested at the scene.
Cardiff Ave., 6300 block, March 1, 2:20 a.m. The victim stated that the suspects approached him, and one asked for a cigarette. When the victim replied that he had none, the suspect pulled out a knife and swung it at him. The victim blocked it but was cut in the lower abdomen. The suspects fled.
S. Broadway, 100 block, March 1, 10 p.m. The victim said that he was maced by an unknown person. He said that he was buying a slice of pizza in the convenience store when the suspect yelled something and pulled out a knife. The victim stepped back; the suspect then yelled again and sprayed him with mace and fled.
Larceny From Auto
There were 17 larcenies from vehicles reported in the Southeast District from Sunday, Feb. 23, through Saturday, March 1. Items were taken from cars in the following locations: N. Front St., 100 block; Bank St., 1400 and 1200 blocks; S. Patterson Park Ave., 200 block; E. Fairmount Ave., 2200 block; S. Exeter St., 400 block; S. Eden St., 300 block, twice; Aliceanna St., 1600 block; N. Luzerne Ave., 200 block; N. Curley St., 100 and 200 blocks; N. East Ave., 500 block and 100 blocks; Eastern Ave., 5300 block; E. Pratt St., 6300 block; O’Donnell St., 5500 block.