Police nab suspects in robbery and burglary

Robbery
O’Donnell St., 6000 block, Nov. 25, 2:15 a.m. A woman was at a club with her boyfriend, who got intoxicated. She told police that when they got home, he pushed her and then punched her repeatedly in the forehead and lips, causing bruising and swelling. He then took $100 and a cell phone from her hand and fled on foot. He was later arrested.
E. Pratt St., 6000 block, Nov. 25, 7:50 a.m. A woman told police she was walking when a man with a screwdriver in his hand approached and demanded her purse and phone. She refused, but he repeated his demand, so she handed over her property.
E. Lombard St., 1400 block, Nov. 25, 12:56 p.m. A man reported that he was standing at a bus stop when two men approached. One of them demanded his property, and when the victim refused, the suspect displayed a pocket knife. The victim handed over a leather jacket, mp3 player, book bag and medications. The suspects fled on foot.
Orleans St., 2500 block, Nov. 26, 6:13 p.m. A man told police that we walked into the market and was followed by a man, who then pushed him against an ice cream freezer and began to choke him. The suspect went through the victim’s pockets, taking his ID. When the victim went out to his car, the suspect approached again and jumped into the car. In the ensuing struggle, he took the victim’s cell phone.
S. Kenwood Ave., 900 block, Nov. 26, 8:45 p.m. The victim said that he was walking home when he was approached by two men, one of whom pulled out a tarnished silver handgun and said, “You’re going to give me everything you’ve got.” The other suspect stood by as a lookout. The first suspect went through the victim’s pockets and took his phone and wallet, and then ordered the victim to turn around and run away. The victim ran off. An arrest was made in connection with this incident.
Eastern Ave., 2200 block, Nov. 27, 9:17 a.m. A man entered the store, bought candy, and then immediately demanded a refund. He left and, after a few seconds, came back and demanded the clerk open the register. She backed up in fear, and he reached over the counter, opened the register, took $130, and fled.
E. Lombard St., 3800 block, Nov. 27, 12:52 p.m. Southeastern District officers were in the area when a robbery call was dispatched. They saw three people walking, and then the suspects started running. A victim said that the suspects had just snatched her purse. They were found, identified and arrested after an area canvass.
N. Conkling St., 100 block, Nov. 28, 8 p.m. A man told police he was walking when a woman asked him for the time. She had just gotten out of a white Ford Explorer. The victim checked his phone to get the time, and four men grabbed him and started assaulting him. One of them had a bat. The victim lost consciousness; when he woke up, his property was gone.
S. East Ave., 200 block, Nov. 30, 6:18 p.m. The victim flagged down the officer to report that he had just been robbed at gunpoint. He said that the suspects approached, produced a gun, ordered him to not move, and then searched his pockets and removed his property. Two of the three suspects were found in different locations during and area canvass, and they were identified by the victim and arrested.
S. Oldham St., 500 block, Nov. 30, 8:35 p.m. The victim said that he was walking when three suspects approached and shoved him between parked cars. One of them asked for “all you got.” The victim said “no” and shoved one of the suspects and ran. As he fled, he was shot in the back with a BB gun.

Burglary
E. Fairmount Ave., 2300 block, Nov. 23, 3 p.m. Officers received a call for a burglary. The witness observed suspects attempting to gain entry. The suspects, including a juvenile, were arrested by arriving officers.
S. Bouldin St., 300 block, Nov. 25, 2 p.m. An unknown suspect used something to force the bedroom window and break the locks to gain entry. Taken was a laptop.
N. Streeper St., unit block, Nov. 27, 8:15 a.m. The victim returned home after the alarm company advised that the alarm had been triggered. He found his front door and front window—which had been unsecured—open. A tablet was taken.
Gough St., 2200 block, Nov. 28, 3:30 a.m. The business owner was advised by tenants above that the business had been burglarized. The front door glass was broken, and a cash register containing $150 was taken. The register was later found, without the cash.
Maple Ave., 6600 block, Nov. 28, 1 p.m. The victim found that his safe and three video games were missing. He had left with his family and left the side door unlocked.
N. Robinson St., 400 block, Nov. 29, 3:50 a.m. A woman was awoken by the sound of glass breaking. She went downstairs and saw a man trying to get in. He fled; no property was taken, and she was not harmed.

Aggravated Assault
N. Luzerne Ave., 600 block, Nov. 23, 3:27 a.m. A man said that a woman hit him in the head with a cell phone during an argument. He was treated for injuries; she was arrested.
Bushey St., 6600 block, Nov. 25, 1:15 a.m. A woman said that after she was assaulted by her ex-boyfriend three days prior, she saw him looking in her window. He asked to come in, talk things over, and use the bathroom. On his way out of the bathroom, he pulled out a gun, pointed it at her, and said, “You are going to die, b–h.” She fled outside and called the police.
E. Lombard St., 3700 block, Nov. 25, 8:16 p.m. A seriously intoxicated female reportedly used a wood-handled potato smasher to hit her roommate in the side of the head. He had a small abrasion to his head but refused treatment. She was arrested, and the potato smasher was confiscated.
E. Lombard St., 4100 block, Nov. 28, 9:35 a.m. The victim said that she was arguing with her boyfriend when his son hit her in the face with a leather belt, causing lacerations. He fled.
McElderry St., 2900 block, Nov. 28, 3:49 p.m. A woman told police that an argument between her and her boyfriend turned physical when he grabbed her by the forearms and began throwing her around the room. He then started punching her and bit her in the arm. He was arrested at the scene.
N. Bouldin St., 400 block, Nov. 29, 3:15 p.m. The victim was having a dispute with her girlfriend, who allegedly started breaking the victim’s things, including her TV. The victim tried to get her house keys, and her girlfriend began assaulting her, hitting her with a wooden bar stool. The suspect fled; a warrant was issued.

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