More muggings reported in and near Patterson Park

Written by on September 25, 2013 in Crime, Neighborhood Watch - Southeast - No comments

Robbery
S. Conkling St., unit block, Sept. 15, 2:55 a.m. An officer responded to the location and saw the victim chasing the suspect and yelling for help. The officer stopped the suspect and later arrested him after the victim stated that he had been robbed. The victim’s property and a knife he had used to rob the victim were recovered from the suspect.
O’Donnell St., 6600 block, Sept. 15, 4 p.m. The victim reported that during an argument with her child’s father about selling her car, the suspect removed the rear license plate and tried to leave with it. The victim grabbed it from her, but he pushed her and snatched it back. A warrant was obtained.
N. Montford Ave., unit block, Sept. 15, 6:15 p.m. The victim reported that he was jogging inside Patterson Park when he was approached by three male suspects. One of them skidded his bike into the victim’s legs and then placed the victim in a bear hug and threw him to the ground. The three suspects assaulted the victim and took his property. They then fled.
Orleans St., 3000 block, Sept. 17, 7 p.m. A woman told police she was walking west when she was approached from behind by two male teenagers. One grabbed her by the shoulders, spun her around, grabbed her by the hand that held her phone, and pulled. The phone fell to the ground. The suspect took the case and fled west on Orleans St. The phone was damaged during the incident.
E. Baltimore St., 2700 block, Sept. 20, 7:40 p.m. A man told police that he was walking when one of three teen males grabbed the back of his shirt and then punched him in the head and side of the face. Another one of the suspects took the victim’s phone as the other two joined in the assault. They fled.
N. Patterson Park Ave., 100 block, Sept. 20, 11:03 p.m. The victim reported that he was walking when he walked past three of the suspects. One of them punched him; the other two joined in the assault. As the victim started fighting back, three more suspects approached and attacked. One of them had a knife and tried to stab him. The victim fell to the ground; one of the suspects stated “What’s in your pocket?” They took his property and fled.
Lancaster St., 1500 block, Sept. 21, 12:45 a.m. The victim said that he had just parked a car for his valet company and was walking back to the club when the suspect approached, showed him the pistol grip of a handgun in his waistband, and stated, “Give me the money you’ve got on you.” The victim complied; the suspect fled.
N. Conkling St., 200 block, Sept. 21, 3:45 a.m. A victim said that he was walking in the block when the suspects approached. One pulled out a knife and held it to the victim as the two went through his pockets. One of the suspects took his wallet, removed the money, and returned it to the victim. The suspects walked south on Conkling St.

Burglary
Eastern Ave., 4700 block, Sept. 16, 4:50 a.m. Officers responded to a burglary call and found the front door to the bakery destroyed. The building was cleared and no suspects were located. Missing was $85 from the cash register.
Boston St., 2300 block, Sept. 16, 6:15 p.m. The complainant’s wife went out to walk the dog. During the 15-20 minutes she was gone, a man was seen going into the garage and removing a bike, on which he fled west-bound on Boston St.
Mason Ct., 200 block, Sept. 17, 12:30 p.m. A man told police that he came home to find his back door damaged. No entry was gained.
Orleans St., 2800 block, Sept. 17, 10:48 p.m. A woman said that she forgot to lock her front door after she let her neighbor out. She went upstairs for 10 minutes, and when she came down her laptop and cell phone were gone.
Drew St., 400 block, Sept. 18, 9 a.m. A woman said that she woke up from a nap and went upstairs to find her bedroom ransacked and money and jewelry missing. No signs of forced entry were observed.
Brown Ave., 6200 block, Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m. A woman said that she came home to find that her rear basement storm door had been forced open and power tools were missing.
Copore Way, 6200 block, Sept. 20, 6:30 a.m. A woman said that the came home to find front and rear doors open and appliances and electronics missing. No signs of forced entry were observed.

Aggravated Assault
N. Haven St., 200 block, Sept. 15, 3 a.m. The intoxicated victim was let out of a cab and was walking home when he was approached by two unknown males. One of them hit him with a bottle, causing a cut to his forehead.
N. Patterson Park Ave., 200 block, Sept. 15, 8:05 a.m. A man and woman reported that they were awakened by the woman’s boyfriend, who was upset that he had been cut off his methadone program. He allegedly threatened them with knives; he was arrested.
E. Fairmount Ave., 3400 block, Sept. 15, 8:43 p.m. The victim told police that she was standing in the doorway when two passing females threw a bottle that struck her head.
Herring Ct., 200 block, Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m. A boy told police that he was walking when a group of about 12 girls started throwing rocks at him, hitting him several times. He said that the incident was related to an earlier argument.
Eastern Ave., 3900 block, Sept. 18, 2;15 p.m. A man said that he was in the process of towing a vehicle from a private lot when the driver approached. An argument ensued and the driver punched the victim in the back of the head. The victim then fell to the ground, and the suspect got into his car and drove off, rolling over the victim’s arm. The victim sustained only black marks from the tire and refused medical treatment.
Drew St., 400 block, Sept. 21, 1:50 p.m. A man told police that he was arguing with his father about employment when his father punched him in the face, breaking his nose. The victim was taken to the hospital by his mother; charges pending.
O’Donnell St., 2900 block, Sept. 21, 8 p.m. A man told police that he saw a man and woman arguing. As the woman was trying to walk away, the victim stepped between the two, and was hit in the head with a beer bottle by the man. The victim’s injury required stitches and staples.

Larceny from Auto
There were seven car break-ins reported in the Southeast District for the week of Sept. 15-21. Stolen were a GPS unit, an iPod, a wallet, pay stubs, two license plates, purses, and a football helmet.

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