Neighborhood Watch: South

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700 block E. Fort Ave., Sunday, Sept. 4, 3 a.m.: Three men assaulted a drunken man and stole his wallet and cell phone. The victim refused treatment.

1200 block W. Pratt St., Monday, Sept. 5, 12:40 p.m.: A group of 5-7 men accosted another man, rifled his pockets and stole his bank card.

500 block S. Monroe St., Tuesday, Sept. 6, 4:20 p.m.: A man was standing in a parking lot when he felt a hard object pressed to his temple. A man told him to “give me the money.” The victim swung round, grabbed the victim’s hand and pushed the gun toward the sky, then pushed the suspect. The suspect fled. The victim suffered scratches but refused medical treatment.

200 block S. Fulton Ave., Tuesday, Sept 6, 4:22 p.m.: A man held up a grocery store at gunpoint. He held a black revolver and said “Give me the money.” He escaped with an unknown amount of cash. No one was injured.

800 block Hollins St., Thursday, Sept. 8, 2:30 p.m.: A man told police he was meeting “this guy” to sell his motorcycle through Craigslist. The “buyer” arrived with two others and asked to hear it start. The buyer then asked to ride the bike, and when the seller refused, the buyer began to choke him. One of the buyer’s companions told the seller to give them the bike or they would shoot him. The victim gave them the bike.

700 block Carroll St., Thursday, Sept. 8, 11:10 p.m.: A man pulled a gun and stole a store’s receipts plus cash from the store employee.

1200 block Sargeant St., Friday, Sept. 9, 12:30 a.m.: A woman told police that she was robbed by two men wearing black clothing and ski masks. The suspects stole the victim’s purse and fled.

Aggravated assault
300 block S. Calhoun St., Monday, Sept. 5, 8:54 p.m.: A man was hit with a brick.

1100 block W. Lombard St., Saturday, Sept. 10, 3:05 a.m.: A man was arrested for cutting another man.

1000 block S. Hanover St., Saturday, Sept. 10, 9:17 p.m.: A man was hit in the head with a baseball bat during a fight. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.

1700 block Byrd St., Sunday, Sept. 4, 5 a.m.: Someone broke into a home and stole cash.

300 block S. Gilmor St., Sunday, Sept. 4, 9:59 a.m.: Someone broke into a house but did not steal anything.

Unit block S. Calhoun St., Monday, Sept. 5, 8 p.m.: Someone tried to break into a house but failed.

Unit block S. Carey St., Tuesday, Sept. 6, 8 a.m.: Someone kicked in the rear door of a house but apparently stole nothing.

400 block S. Parrish St., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 10:15 a.m.: Someone got into a house through an unlocked second-floor window and stole cash.

800 block McHenry St., Thursday, Sept. 8, 12:15 p.m.: Someone broke into a house and stole two laptops, a ring and other jewelry, a knife and an iPhone.

1300 block W. Lombard St., Thursday, Sept. 8, 2:30 p.m.: Someone got into a house through the unlocked front door, then damaged a door and a window on the second floor and stole tools.

1500 block Ramsay St., Saturday, Sept. 10, noon: Someone stole dogs and a cage.

Stolen auto
2000 block Wilhelm St., Friday, Sept. 9, 3:50 a.m.: Someone stole a 2009 Mitsubishi.

200 block E. Montgomery St., Friday, Sept. 9, 10 p.m.: Someone stole a 1995 Jeep.

Scott and Ramsay streets, Monday, Sept. 5, 8:40 p.m.: A man met another man to sell a phone. The “buyer” asked for the SIM card, then grabbed the phone and ran away.

1200 block W. Pratt St., Monday, Sept. 5, 12:10 p.m.: A man was arrested for shoplifting hygiene items.

2700 block Port Covington Dr., Monday, Sept. 5, 6:30 p.m.: A woman was issued a criminal citation for shoplifting earrings.

2700 block Port Covington Dr., Friday, Sept. 9, 1:40 p.m.: A woman was arrested for shoplifting. A man with her escaped.

900 block E. Fort Ave., Friday, Sept. 9, 7:10 p.m.: A iPod was stolen from a locker that, contrary to its obvious purpose, was left unlocked.

700 block S. Charles St., Saturday, Sept. 10, 5:30 a.m.: Someone snatched a woman’s purse.

Larceny from Auto
Stolen from various cars in various places: Three GPS, three wallets, an MVA handicap hang tag, a red and black umbrella, an iPod, two iPads, cash and a handbag. The umbrella was later recovered.

The police continue to suggest that motorists leave their cars empty of belongings after parking. See details here:

Police and Community: The Southern District Police Community Relations Council meets on Thursday, Sept. 15, with buffet opening at 6:30 p.m. at the Southern District Police Station, 10 Cherry Hill Road. Info: Jack Baker, 443-831-0538,

Neighborhood Watch is a representative sampling, not a comprehensive listing, of crimes reported to the Southern District of the Baltimore Police Department. This week’s Neighborhood Watch was compiled by Jacqueline Watts.

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