Neighborhood Watch: South

Robbery
1500 block W. Pratt St., Saturday, July 23, 4:15 p.m.: Two teenagers were beaten and kicked and robbed of cash and cell phones.

Aggravated assault
900 block W. Lombard St., Monday, July 18, 7 p.m.: A man was arrested for hitting another man with a piece of wood. The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment.

200 block S. Monroe St., Tuesday, July 19, 8:03 p.m.: A woman was beaten. She could not describe her attacker.

1900 block S. Hanover St., Wednesday, July 20, 3 p.m.: A man was struck in the head by a rock thrown from an MTA bus.

1500 block Covington St., Wednesday, July 20, 5:48 p.m.: A man told police that he and a friend were chasing a man who they said had attacked another friend. The pair chased the suspect to his house, and the man ran inside. The pair told police that they did not run into the house, and that the suspect came outside and hit them with a baseball bat. Police investigated and found that the pair did run inside the house, and so no charges were filed.

1500 block Light St., Thursday, July 21, 12:05 a.m.: A man was cut during a fight.

Unit block W. West St., Friday, July 22, 12:45 p.m.: A woman was arrested for trying to run down her male companion with her 2008 Dodge Magnum station wagon. He was hit in the left leg but refused treatment.

400 block S. Vincent St., Friday, July 22, 7:15 p.m. Two men argued, and one threw a beer bottle at the other, cutting his face and neck. The victim was taken to a hospital, and the suspect arrested.

Burglary
1200 block William St., Monday, July 18, 12:50 a.m.: A man stole a $400 mountain bike from an unlocked garage. A witness gave a description of the suspect to police.

Unit block S. Arlington Ave., Tuesday, July 19, 6 a.m.: Someone broke the locks to a gift shop at Hollins Market and stole eight watches.

700 block Ramsay St., Wednesday, July 20, 11 a.m.: Someone broke into a house and stole TVs and jewelry.

1800 block Dover St., Wednesday, July 20, 6:15 p.m.: Someone broke into a house and stole copper pipes.

600 block Washington Blvd., Friday, July 22, 9:50 a.m.: Witnesses saw a young man with a thin build and short dreadlocks try to break into a house. He could not get in, and was seen leaving on a red BMX motorbike.

1100 block William St., Thursday, July 21, 10 a.m.: Someone broke into a house and stole a television and an iPod.

Larceny
1000 block S. Hanover St., Sunday, July 17, 11 p.m.: About 15 youths walked into a convenience store, stole candy and sodas from the shelves and fled without paying.

1300 block Ramsay St., Monday, July 18, 6:15 a.m.: A woman’s purse was snatched.

1100 block William St., Monday, July 18, 12:01 a.m.: A man stole money and clothing from a woman’s home and fled.

Johnson and Heath streets, Friday, July 22, 5:15 p.m.: A woman left her Android smartphone under a towel at the Riverside Park pool while she went swimming, and someone stole the phone.

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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