400 block S. Parrish St., Tuesday, Sept. 13, 1:40 a.m.: A man held up two victims at gunpoint but fled emptyhanded.
100 block W. West St., Wednesday, Sept. 14, 8:15 p.m.: A pizza deliveryman called at a house and the woman inside said she did not order pizza. A man shouted “Over here, that’s mine.” The deliveryman turned around, and a second suspect pulled a gun and demanded cash. The first suspect held the deliveryman by the neck and searched his pockets, stealing $16. Both suspects fled.
1200 block Sargeant St., Friday, Sept. 16, 1:11 a.m.: A hack picked up two men who asked to borrow his cell phone. Both suspects stood outside the truck while one of them argued with his girlfriend, then both got in the truck and asked to be taken to Sargeant St. Once there, one of them pulled a gun and said “Sorry to do this to you man, but give me your money,” and took his wallet. Then the suspect demanded his truck and the hack refused. The suspects shattered the rear window and fled north on Carey St.
900 block Booth St., Friday, Sept. 16, 4:10 p.m.: A man was approached by four youths who asked if he had a dollar. He said no, and the youths punched him, knocked him down, kicked him and went through his pockets. They stole his prescription medication and fled. The victim refused medical treatment.
2000 block McHenry St., Saturday, Sept. 17, 3:46 p.m.: A man stole a scooter and cell phone at gunpoint.
2000 block Wilkens Ave., Sunday, Sept. 11, 2:25 a.m.: A man was hit over the head with an unknown object. He was taken to a hospital for treatment. A suspect was arrested for the attack.
1500 block Hollins St., Monday, Sept. 12, 9 p.m.: A man was cut by an unknown suspect.
900 block Leadenhall St., Friday, Sept. 16, 3:29 p.m.: A man, apparently enraged that his car was about to be towed, threatened the tow truck driver with an expandable metal baton. Police arrived, and noting that the area is marked a towaway zone, arrested the suspect on a weapons charge.
600 block Melvin Dr., Saturday, Sept. 17, 4:35 p.m.: A car was set afire.
300 block S. Mount St., Sunday, Sept. 11, 3 a.m.: Someone broke into a house but apparently stole nothing.
500 block S. Vincent St., Monday, Sept. 12, 3 p.m.: Someone broke into a house and stole a laptop and home theater system.
800 block W. Lombard St., Monday, Sept. 12, 8:30 p.m.: Someone stole a Shop Vac.
1700 block Olive St., Tuesday, Sept. 13, 12:01 a.m.: Someone broke into a house and stole cash.
1600 block Lemmon St., Tuesday, Sept. 13, 7:30 a.m.: Someone broke into a house overnight, possibly through a rear bedroom window, and stole an XBox, televisions and an air conditioner.
1700 block W. Pratt St., Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2 p.m.: Someone broke into a house through the rear door and stole a computer and microwave oven.
1000 block W. Barre St., Tuesday, Sept. 13, 6 p.m.: Someone broke into a house but stole nothing.
1000 block W. Pratt St., Tuesday, Sept. 13, 6 p.m.: Someone broke into a clinic through a half-inch plate glass window and stole a Dell laptop computer with flat screen valued at $1,500.
Unit block S. Fulton Ave., Friday, Sept. 16, 9 a.m.: Someone stole a television, game systems and a cell phone.
1300 block Glyndon Ave., Saturday, Sept. 17, 1:29 a.m.: Someone broke into a house and stole a television.
800 block Washington Blvd., Sunday, Sept. 11, 3 p.m.: Someone stole a 1998 Mercury.
1600 block S. Insulator Dr., Monday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m.: Someone stole a 1999 Saturn.
1500 block W. Pratt St., Wednesday, Sept. 14, 12:30 a.m.: A woman went out to walk her dog and saw that her car was undamaged. When she returned the car’s rear window was broken and items were strewn around the car. Nothing appeared to be stolen.
by Mary Helen Sprecher