Boston Street, 3200 block, December 9, 8:33 p.m. A woman told police a man approached her and tried to sell her drugs, which she refused, telling him she’d been clean for years. He then pulled a gun and said, “Come here, bitch. Give me your money.” He kept repeating this even after she told him she had no money and no phone. The first man was accompanied by a second, who said nothing the entire time. They eventually walked away from the woman without taking anything.
Eastern Avenue, 1600 block, December 8, 6:10 a.m. Bar employees told police they were helping with deliveries when a group of men entered, pulled a gun and robbed the establishment and the men of more than $3,200 cash.
S. Ann Street, 300 block, December 7, 8 p.m. A woman told police she was out walking when two men approached her, grabbed her purse. She fought back, beating them with her umbrella, but they punched her in the head and fled with the purse.
Eastern Avenue, 1800 block, December 5, 3:15 p.m. A masked suspect entered a store and brandished a handgun and demanded money. He then fled because one of the employees ran to get help.
S. Collington Avenue, 200 block, December 4, 10:08 p.m. A senior citizen told police she was walking to her house when a man approached her, said, “Don’t make a sound,” then knocked her down and took her purse.
McElderry Street, 2400 block, December 4, 7:45 p.m. A teenaged boy told police he was walking with his cousin when a suspect he knew only as “Tony” approached him and said “Kick it out.” The two cousins told police “Tony” knocked one of them to the ground and cut him with a small knife. “Tony” then walked with the cousins to their relative’s house, continually saying, “I’m sorry; I didn’t mean it” all the way. He then walked away once they had arrived home safely.
Aliceanna Street, 2100 block, December 4, 2:25 a.m. A man told police he had walked from his home to a restaurant to order food, then walked out to wait. Two men approached him, said, “What up?” and then punched him in the head, took his wallet and fled.
S. Clinton Street, 200 block, December 4, 2 a.m. A man told police he was walking through an alley when two men approached him. One put him in a headlock and the other screamed “Just kill him! Just kill him!” They took his phone and wallet, then fled.
N. Central Avenue, 100 block, December 2, 7:20 p.m. A senior citizen told police he heard a knock at his door and saw a friend there. Two people pushed their way in as well and one grabbed a phone, called someone and said, “I’m in.” The suspects tied up the victim and two friends, then robbed them of $5,600 cash.
Brentwood Avenue, 6700 block, December 10, 2:36 a.m. A man told police he was out walking when he was jumped from behind by a group of men who punched and cut him, then fled.
E. Lombard Street, 4100 block, December 8, 3:30 p.m. A senior citizen told police he was having an argument with a second senior when the second senior grabbed him and began shaking him violently. The suspect was arrested.
N. Spring Street, 200 block, December 4, 6:23 a.m. A man told police his girlfriend had stabbed him with a piece of glass. He refused to discuss the incident, however.
S. Bond Street, 800 block, December 10. 10 a.m. Someone entered a home through an attic window and didn’t take anything, but left behind clothing and a large thermometer shaped like a key.
S. Collington Avenue, 300 block, December 10, 10 a.m. Someone broke into a home through a rear dining room window and took two gold class rings for the University of Colorado.
S. Broadway, 100 block, December 9, 5 a.m. A man told police he was sitting on some steps near a hallway where he rents a room when a woman kicked in the front door and ran inside. When he told her to leave, she screamed obscenities at him. Police arrived and arrested her.
S. Ann Street, 800 block, December 9, 9 a.m. Someone used keys to enter a historic building and took antiques including a flintlock pistol, part of an historic uniform, a chamber pot, eight Chinese plates and a Chinese opium jar, a mirror, pewter plates, sextants, a hair comb, two spinning tops, a Masonic ceremonial sword, a set of silverware, jewelry and a wedding bowl.
S. President Street, 700 block, December 7, 6 p.m. Someone opened a door and entered a house. The intruder did not take anything, but left behind a partially used jar of body butter.
Neighborhood Watch was compiled by Mary Helen Sprecher.