Woman allegedly scams, assaults man in 90s

Written by on September 18, 2013 in Crime, Neighborhood Watch - Southeast - No comments

N. Curley St., 100 block, Sept. 1, 2:52 a.m. A man told police that he was walking home when five male juveniles approached and assaulted him, taking his property in the process. The victim was bleeding from his mouth and his nose was swollen.

Holabird Ave., 6100 block, Sept. 1, 5 a.m. The victim stated that the suspected entered the store, walked behind the counter and pointed a gun at him, and then demanded money from the register. The victim removed the money, put it in a plastic bag, and gave it to the suspect, who fled. The incident was caught on surveillance cameras.

N. Curley St., 100 block, Sept. 1, 2:35 p.m. The victim said that he and a friend were riding their bikes home and stopped at the market to get a drink. The victim went inside while his friend stayed outside and watched the bikes. A suspect went inside and took a $20 the victim had in his hand, and then went outside and took one of the bikes. The other suspect walked up to the victim, punched him in the face, and took his bike. One of the suspects was arrested by DDU.

N. Robinson St., 300 block, Sept. 3, 1:30 a.m. The victim said that he was walking home when he was attacked by two male suspects who had been hiding behind an SUV. They said nothing but went through his pockets and removed both of his cell phones before fleeing.

Eastern Ave., 2900 block, Sept. 6, 3:55 a.m. A man told police that he was walking home in Patterson Park and talking on his cell phone when two male suspects approached. One struck him in the head, the other took his phone. The victim raised his hands and told them he wanted no trouble. One of the suspects reached into the victim’s pocket and took his wallet. The victim ran out of the park; the suspects fled.

Hornel St., 400 block, Sept. 7, 3:04 p.m. A man in his 90s said that the female suspect came to the rear basement door and claimed to be with the electric company. She said she needed to check the meter, and made her way upstairs. She then reportedly accused the victim of calling her a racial slur, and pushed him to the ground and slapped him in the face several times. She then removed the money from his pockets and fled.
N. Belnord Ave., 400 block, Sept. 7, 8:30 p.m. An officer responded and observed the victim bleeding from the head. The victim said that he was sitting inside his car with the door open, and the suspect approached with his face covered, displayed a gun, and said, “Kick it out, Slim.” The victim grabbed the gun and attempted to disarm the suspect, who hit him in the head with the gun and took his cell phone.
S. Highland Ave., 100 block, Sept. 7, 8:40 p.m. A delivery person said that he double parked his car and delivered food to a house on the block. He turned and observed suspects looking in his car. They got into his car. The victim ran over and grabbed the driver’s shirt. The other suspect hit the victim in the face. The driver started the car and drove off northbound, and the victim held on for one block and was dragged. The victim’s keys and property were inside the car.

N. Milton Ave., 100 block, Sept. 1, 1 p.m. The victim came home to find his kitchen window open. No entry was made; no property was taken.

S. Eden St., 400 block, Sept. 1, 3 p.m. The three roommates came home to find various electronics missing from their bedrooms. Investigation reveals that the bathroom window was found up and was a point of entry for the suspect. Several laptops, a Kindle and an iPad were taken.

N. Ellwood Ave., 600 block, Sept. 1, 4 p.m. The victim reports that she came home to find the back door forced open and appliances taken.

S. Broadway, unit block, Sept. 2, 7 p.m. The victim returned home to find that his apartment was ransacked and an X-Box and laptop were stolen. There were no signs of forced entry.

S. Clinton St., 200 block, Sept. 2, 8 p.m. The victim said that an unknown person forced open the basement door, took her bike, and left the way they came in.
Quad Ave., 6000 block, Sept. 2, 10:47 p.m. An officer responded to a silent alarm and saw the suspect fleeing the scene. The suspect was caught and arrested.

Foster Ave., 2500 block, Sept. 3, 7:30 a.m. The victim stated that the suspect could have gained entry through an unlocked rear door. Her property was taken.

S. Ellwood Ave., 400 block, Sept. 3, 10:25 a.m. The victim stated that an unknown person attempted to kick in the front door, damaging it.

S. Wolfe St., 400 block, Sept. 4, 7:50 a.m. The victim reported that someone entered while she was asleep via the rear living room window. Various items, including a TV, DVDs, safe with money, and various electronics were taken.

Fait Ave., 3500 block, Sept. 4, 11:54 a.m. Police received an alarm call, and found the rear door had been forced open. The owner was notified and responded to the scene. An Apple Superdrive and men’s watch were taken.

Orleans St., 2700 block, Sept. 5, 6:46 a.m. The grocery store owner received a call for an alarm sounding at his business. He responded and found that someone had cut a hole through the wall of the adjacent vacant building into his store. Cigarettes, toiletries and cash were taken.

Eastern Ave., 4500 block, Sept. 5, 8 a.m. A man reported that he came home to find that someone had broken the rear basement window and gained entry. Taken were birth certificates and other personal papers.

O’Donnell St., 6600 block, Sept. 6, 12 p.m. A man returned home to find a TV, desktop computer and printer missing. His door had a missing bottom panel from a previous incident, and a suspect had reached up through the panel and unlocked the door.

Orleans St., 2900 block, Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m. A woman returned home to find her rear window broken and her television and stereo missing.

Ballou Ct., 200 block, Sept. 7, 12 a.m. The victim reported that she was sitting inher living room and heard a knock at her front door. Moments later, her air conditioning unit was being pushed in so she called the police. She saw a hand come into the window.

N. Milton Ave., 400 block, Sept. 7, 8 a.m. The victim returned home and noted that the window and screen were up. Items had been moved and the apartment ransacked, but nothing appeared to be missing.

Joplin St., 300 block, Sept. 7, 10 a.m. A woman returned home to find her home broken into, $700 taken, and her Yorkie terrier missing.
Dundalk Ave., 1100 block, Sept. 7, 6:30 p.m. A woman returned home to find that someone had gained entry via an unsecured front door. A flatscreen TV was taken.

N. Central Ave., 200 block, Aug. 25, 9:50 p.m. The victim said that while he was waiting for a coworker, the suspects approached. While trying to fight him, they tried to go through his pockets. The victim said that the while he fought the male suspect, the female removed his property. The suspects fled.

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