Southeast Crime: Thieves take vacuum cleaner

Robbery
O’Donnell Street, 3600 block, June 5, 2:08 p.m. A man told police that he was heading back inside after retrieving papers from his car. The suspect approached him from behind, placed a finger on his back, and ordered the victim to give up his money. Thinking the suspect was a coworker, the victim turned around and was punched in the head several times. He was robbed of his papers.
E. Lombard Street, 2900 block, June 6, 11:28 p.m. Two men told police they were approached from behind by two other men. One asked where Curley St. was, and the other pulled out a gun and ordered the victims to empty their pockets. The victims handed over their property and were then ordered to run into the park. They were robbed of jewelry worth $580 and a wallet.

Aggravated Assault
Eastern Avenue, 4600 block, June 3, 2 a.m. A man told police he was drinking in Charro Negro bar and playing pool when he was approached and assaulted by three men wielding pool cues and a beer bottle. Due to his intoxication, the victim did not remember the assault, but said he was hit in the face. He was helped home by his girlfriend.
N. Ellwood Avenue, 100 block, June 3, 10 a.m. A woman told police that she told her boyfriend she was breaking up with him. He pulled out a machete and threatened to kill her if she didn’t stay with him. She fell to the floor crying, at which point the suspect dropped the machete and went downstairs. Officers arrested the suspect and recovered the machete. No injuries were reported in the assault.
N. Curley Street, 100 block, June 3, 10:15 a.m. A man reported that he had an argument with his child’s mother over not spending the evening with her. She sprayed pepper spray in his eyes and fled. A criminal summons was issued.
E. Baltimore Street, 3500 block, June 4, 12 a.m. A man reported that he threw a patron out of a bar for being disorderly. The suspect attempted to re-enter the bar, and he pulled out a knife and slashed at the victim, who avoided the attack and injury. Patrol arrested the suspect at the scene.
S. Patterson Park Avenue, unit block, June 4, 6:59 a.m. A man said that he and a female friend had a argument, culminating with his friend spraying pepper spray in his eyes. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment, and a warrant was issued for the suspect’s arrest.
Pulaski Highway, 3200 block, June 5, 1:05 p.m. A man told police he went to the liquor store to buy alcohol and “network” with the employees. A dispute broke out between the man and an employee. According to the report, the victim was disorderly and began pounding on the protective glass. The employee stuck a stun gun through the hole of the glass and threatened the victim. Police arrested the employee. No injuries were reported.
N. Curley Street, 600 block, June 6, 6:55 p.m. A man told police that he was walking on the street when someone approached from behind and stabbed him in the back. The victim sustained two stab wounds to the back, one of which cut into his left lung. He was taken to the hospital, and was listed in good condition at press time.
S. Bond Street, 900 block, June 8, 1:10 a.m. A man told police that he argued with another man he didn’t know, and that the suspect then attacked him with a glass bottle, cutting his nose and head. The suspect fled, and a warrant for his arrest was issued.
S. Patterson Park Avenue, 500 block, June 8, 3 a.m. A woman reported getting into an argument with her boyfriend, after which he locked her out of their home. She re-entered through the back door. The man broke a lamp in half and threw the half with a broken light bulb at her, scraping her leg. Police arrested the man on the scene. The victim refused medical attention.
Elliott Street, 6200 block, June 8, 6:50 p.m. A man told police that he argued with his wife, from whom he is separated, about their children. During the dispute, she grabbed his arm, causing a scratch, and then got a crowbar from her car and threatened him with it. The suspect fled. The victim was not hit with the crowbar, and he refused medical attention. A criminal summons was issued for the suspect.
E. Lombard Street, 3800 block, June 8, 10:55 p.m. According to the report, a female suspect attempted to enter the supermarket carrying a beer. She was told repeatedly to leave before being escorted off the lot by two security guards. The guards reported that the suspect kicked one of them. While the other was calling the police, one of them was struck in the eye, causing an abrasion. The second security guard was bit on the stomach while attempting to restrain the suspect. Police arrested the suspect at the scene.
Toone Street, 6200 block, June 9, 12:20 a.m. A man said that his girlfriend attacked him and knocked one of his teeth out. A warrant was obtained for the suspect’s arrest.
Jefferson Street, 2600 block, June 9, 5 p.m. A man told police that another man approached him from behind and stabbed him in the right leg before fleeing. The victim ran home.

Burglary
Jefferson Street, 2700 block, June 3, between 12 and 2 p.m. An unknown suspect entered the house via a rear window and stole two laptops from the living room. The suspect left via the rear door, which was found to be unlocked and ajar.
N. Decker Avenue, 100 block, June 4, 2:21 p.m. Two males were observed kicking in the rear door and leaving the house with a 32-inch flat screen TV, Wii and Playstation. The males, who are reported to be in their late teens to early 20s, fled on bikes toward Fayette St.
S. Grundy Street, 600 block, between June 4, 4 p.m. and June 5 3 p.m. Homeowner came home to find her front door smashed open. A $20,000 diamond ring, emerald ring, pearl earrings and diamond earrings were stolen. The rear door was found damaged but closed.
N. Highland Avenue, 500 block, between 1 and 6:30 p.m. An unknown suspect gained entry into the house through a rear window, which had a broken lock. Suspect stole $1,000 from an upstairs bedroom and fled

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