South Crime: Sobo street robbery leads to loss of thousands in cash, jewelry

600 block Sharp St., Sunday, April 22, 2:46 a.m.: A man walking home was surrounded by a group of men who demanded money. The victim handed over his wallet containing cash and credit cards and his iPhone, and the suspects fled.
1900 block Ramsay St., Monday, April 23, 3:30 a.m.: A man was held up at gunpoint and robbed of a diamond bracelet, six diamond rings and $2,500 cash.
2000 block McHenry St., Thursday, April 26, 2:30 p.m.: Two men walked into another man’s home and robbed him at gunpoint of his medications, plus electronic gear and small appliances.

Aggravated assault
800 block E. Fort Ave., Sunday, April 22, 7:50 p.m.: A man was struck with an umbrella during a fight. Police located and arrested a suspect.
400 block S. Carey St., Tuesday, April 24, 3:10 p.m.: Someone threw a rock that struck the windshield of a moving car.
1500 block McHenry St., Thursday, April 26, 5:30 p.m.: A boy struck another boy several times with an umbrella. The suspect was arrested.
2000 block Eagle St., Thursday, April 26, 6:16 p.m.: A man heard a gunshot and found he had been grazed by the bullet.

1200 block Glyndon Ave., Monday, April 23, 2 p.m.: Someone broke into a house and stole tools.
1600 block Hollins St., Tuesday, April 24, 10:38 a.m.: Someone broke into a house and stole jewelry.
300 block S. Stricker St., Tuesday, April 24, 5:26 a.m.: Someone kicked in the rear door of a house and stole $500 cash.
1100 block Washington Blvd., Tuesday, April 24, 10:20 a.m.: Police found a woman in a vacant house and showed her out.
100 block W. Ostend St., Tuesday, April 24, 5 p.m.: Someone broke into a garage and stole bicycles and a space heater.
300 block S. Calhoun St., Wednesday, April 25, 5:50 p.m.: A man was arrested for breaking into a house; no property was stolen.
Unit block W. Barney St., Wednesday, April 25, 10:35 a.m.: A witness saw a man trying to break into a neighbor’s house and called the police. The suspect was arrested.
1300 block Patapsco St., Friday, April 27, 8 a.m.: Someone broke into a house and stole electronic gear.
1200 block W. Pratt St., Saturday, April 28, 6:48 a.m.: A man threw a brick through the window of an office, stole a Fujitsu computer scanner, and fled. The scanner was later found at Hollins Market but the suspect was not found.

Larceny from auto
Stolen from various cars parked in various places: five GPS, an ashtray containing loose change, $100 cash, sunglasses, a swiss army knife, a briefcase containing a laptop computer and snacks.

This week’s South Neighborhood Watch was compiled by Jacqueline Watts.

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