Brentwood Avenue, 6700 block, January 10, 10:52 p.m. A convenience store employee told police a man had pointed a gun at him and said, “Give me the money.” The employee handed over some bills from the register and the suspect fled.
Noble Street, 3400 block, January 9, 1:10 a.m. A woman told police she was out walking when another woman approached and hit her in the face with a bottle. Two men then grabbed her purse and all three fled.
S. Regester Street, 100 block, January 6, 11:10 p.m. A man told police he had been attacked and robbed by a group of men whom he recognized from hanging around the area and harassing others. He told police his wallet containing $220 cash had been taken in the incident.
E. Baltimore Street, 3000 block, January 5, 6:02 p.m. A man told police he was out walking when a man approached him, struck him in the face with a handgun and screamed, “Give me the money!,” then robbed him of $54 cash.
S. Haven Street, unit block, January 5, 4:31 p.m. A worker in an electronics store told police two men had entered the store, pointed a handgun at him and demanded “the pouch.” Witnesses who were in the store at the time scattered, and one of the suspects fired one round, then both fled the store carrying computers.
St. Helena Avenue, 6500 block, January 12, 9:20 p.m. A man told police he had been attacked and stabbed inside a bar. A blood trail was found between the bar and the man’s home, where he called police.
N. Front Street, 100 block, January 11, 9:17 p.m. Police found a man suffering from stab wounds. He told officers he had been out walking when two men had asked him for cigarettes. He told them he did not have any, and they attacked and stabbed him.
German Hill Road, 6700 block, January 10, 10:15 p.m. A man told police he was out walking when some suspects exited a cemetery and attacked him, cutting his face with a razor knife.
Jefferson Street, 2600 block, January 9, 11:50 a.m. Police responded to a report of an attack in progress, and found one man washing his hands in the sink. He told police he had been involved in an argument with his girlfriend, and that the argument had turned “heated.” The girlfriend said, “I am going to kill you” and threatened him with a knife, then cut him. The woman told police she had only picked up the knife to defend herself. She was arrested.
Shipview Way, 6200 block, January 8, 4:34 p.m. Police responded to a report of a fight and found a man lying on the ground with a head injury. The victim had been attacked by suspects identified only as “Burt” and “Dink,” who had argued with him, then his the man on the head twice with a gun prior to fleeing the scene.
Eastern Avenue, 3700 block, January 8, 7:24 p.m. A homeless man was found unconscious. Surveillance tape revealed that he had walked past two men, then turned around in a fighter’s stance and punched one in the face. The two men then fought back, knocking the man to the ground and then fleeing.
E. Lombard Street, 1700 block, January 8, midnight. Police responded to the report of a fight and found a group of people pointing at one man and screaming, “He has a knife! He has a knife!” The man was searched by no weapon was immediately found. It was reported one man had been standing outside a bar smoking when the suspect tapped him on the shoulder, then punched him. The man reported the suspect had a knife in his possession at the time. A knife was found at the scene, hidden under a vehicle, and the suspect and one other man were arrested.
E. Baltimore Street, 2300 block, January 3, 11:36 p.m. A woman told police she had gotten into an argument with a man, who began screaming, “Get out of the house! You are a dirty bitch!” She took exception to this, and the man began choking her. He was arrested.
S. Milton Avenue, 800 block, January 15, 12:15 a.m. Someone entered a home through a side door and took a TV and a bag.
S. Highland Avenue, 400 block, January 14, 3:45 a.m. Someone broke into a grocery store through a rear door and took two charity boxes and a lock box, both containing cash.
Eastern Avenue, 1300 block, January 14, 9 a.m. Someone broke into a car wash through a front door and damaged the cash register, then took a scooter and a cash box.
N. Highland Avenue, 600 block, January 13, 12:50 p.m. A woman told police her ex-boyfriend came to her house and tried to kick down the front door. She told him she was calling police and he fled.
E. Fairmount Street,1400 block, January 13, 7:30 p.m. Someone kicked in the rear door of a house and took a TV and computer.
Joplin Street, 1600 block, January 11, 12 p.m. Someone entered a home through a basement door and took jewelry and $80 cash.
N. Montford Street, 200 block, January 10, 9:35 a.m. Someone broke the lock on the front door of a house and entered, taking a power washer, master lock and rivet guns.
Noble Street, 3300 block, January 10, 3 p.m. Someone broke into an vacant building through a rear door. Nothing was taken.
Fairmount Avenue, 2800 block, January 10, 8 a.m. Someone entered a home through a rear second floor window and took tools. A ladder left in the back yard had been used to gain entrance.
N. Montford Avenue, 100 block, January 9, 12:43 p.m. Someone broke into a home through a basement window and took a TV and computer.
Neighborhood Watch was compiled by Mary Helen Sprecher.