Neighborhood Watch: South

1500 block Hollins St., Sunday, July 10, 4 p.m.: A man was held up at knifepoint and robbed of cash.

1800 block W. Pratt St., Monday, July 11, 3:45 a.m.: A man was held up at gunpoint and robbed of cash.

400 block S. Monroe St., Monday, July 11, 2 a.m.: A woman was robbed of cash.

100 block W. Hamburg St., Wednesday, July 13, 9:30 p.m.: A man walking to the Light Rail was stopped by a man with a gun who grabbed the victim’s cell phone. The suspect then said “Where’s the money?” and reached into the victim’s pants. The suspect took the victim’s backpack and told the victim to “get walking.”

Aggravated assault
Unit block W. Barney St., Sunday, July 11, 1:30 a.m.: A man was assaulted. Police have a suspect in custody.

200 block S. Monroe St., Sunday, July 11, 5:20 a.m.: Two men were shot.

1200 block Light St., Tuesday, July 12, 9:30 a.m.: A man was sitting on the steps of the library when another man came behind him, said “Long time ago you called us n——–” and hit him hard with a pipe. The victim suffered a bad head wound. The suspect is still at large.

600 block S. Monroe St., Friday, July 15, 2:51 p.m.: A woman who was shot in the leg told police the shots came from a bedroom at her boyfriend’s apartment but that she did not know her assailant.

400 block S. Gilmor St., Sunday, July 11, 4:47 p.m.: Someone broke into a house and stole ladders.

800 block Hollins St., Wednesday, July 13, 2:30 p.m.: Someone broke into a house. Nothing was reported stolen.

1600 block Hollins St., Wednesday, July 13, 11 p.m.: Someone broke into a house and stole a laptop computer and keys.

200 block S. Gilmor St., Thursday, July 14, 2 p.m.: Someone broke into a house and stole prescription drugs.

1400 block Ramsay St., Friday, July 15, 8:30 a.m.: Someone broke into a house through the second-floor rear bedroom window but nothing was taken.

100 block E. Churchill St., Sunday, July 11, 1:05 p.m.: Clothing was stolen from a woman’s porch.
Wilkens Ave. and Payson St., Tuesday, July 12, 1 p.m.: Someone removed the bed cover of a parked pickup truck and stole cable TV equipment.

2700 block Port Covington Dr., Thursday, July 14, 2:30 p.m.: A shopper told police that someone reached into her purse and stole her wallet containing her driver’s license and credit cards.

1200 block Glyndon Ave., Thursday, July 14, 6 p.m.: Someone stole an air conditioning unit from a house using wire cutters.

Harvey and Boyle streets, Saturday, July 16, 12:25 a.m.: Police observed a man trying to open the doors of parked cars and arrested him.

700 block Washington Blvd., Saturday, July 16, 1 p.m.: A suspect was arrested for shoplifting clothing. All of the goods were recovered and returned to the store.

Stolen from parked cars in various locations: Three GPS units, a cell phone, a handicap hang tag and tools.

Neighborhood Watch is a representative, not a comprehensive, account of crimes reported in the Southern District during the past week. This week’s Neighborhood Watch was compiled by Jacqueline Watts.

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