Witnesses foil two robberies, on Aliceanna St. and S. Kenwood Ave.

Robbery
S. Broadway, 100 block, Oct. 14, 8:30 p.m. The victim told police that he heard someone repeatedly hitting his door, which was eventually kicked in by a male suspect. The suspect then proceeded to punch the victim repeatedly in the face before going into his pocket and removing $208. The suspect then fled. The victim refused medical attention.
S. Patterson Park Ave., unit block, Oct. 16, 6:24 a.m. The victim told police he was going to his car when the suspect approached with his hand in his pocket as if he had a gun and told him to drop his things. The victim, who believed the suspect had a gun, dropped his things on the ground. The suspect picked them up, told the victim to lie on the ground or he would “blow his brains out,” and fled. A warrant was obtained.
Aliceanna St., 1900 block, Oct. 16, 1 p.m. The victim told police that two men approached him. One of them hit him in the side of his head; the other snatched his cell phone. The man who snatched the phone was detained by witnesses. The phone was recovered and the suspect was arrested.
S. Kenwood Ave., 700 block, Oct. 17, 10:45 p.m. The victim was walking when she was approached by a group of juveniles. She had her cell phone in her hand. One of the males grabbed her by the wrist and tried to take her phone. He then grabbed her shoulder and took it. The group of juveniles ran, but were followed by a witness. One of the suspects tossed the phone, which was recovered. No injuries were reported.
E. Baltimore St., 4000 block, Oct. 19, 1:19 p.m. The victim was leaving the bar when a woman approached and asked for help. While the victim was talking to her, two men hit him in the head and knocked him to the ground. They kicked and punched him while the woman went through his pockets, taking his cell phone and money. The victim was knocked unconscious. SES/Vice units happened upon the incident and arrested the woman and one of the male suspects. The third suspect got away with the stolen property.
N. Highland Ave., 600 block, Oct. 19, 9:15 p.m. The victim was walking the block when three young men on bikes asked to use his cell phone. He refused and was hit in the back of the head with a glass bottle. They punched and kicked him until he threw his phone in the street. They took it and fled on their bikes. An area canvass was negative.

Burglary
N. Lakewood Ave., 500 block, Oct. 13, 2 p.m. An unknown suspect pushed in the air conditioner to gain access to the house. Once inside, the suspect took a plasma TV, two Citizen watches, a satellite computer and two gold-plated silver chains.
N. Lakewood Ave., 600 block, Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m. A suspect entered via an unlocked side window and took a flat-screen TV. A purse was moved, and bars blocking the rear door of the residence were removed.
E. Fayette St., 3300 block, Oct. 14, 7:50 a.m. The owner of the business watched his security footage and saw a man entering the garage door. The suspect went to the used tire rack and took three used tires. The suspect then fled.
Eastern Ave., 2000 block, Oct. 14, 8:15 p.m. The victim was checking on her brother’s residence because he was out of town. She went inside and found that the rear door was open and a TV was missing. She went upstairs and saw that a window was up and a screen had been cut. She was not sure if more property had been taken.
Fait Ave., 2600 block, Oct. 15, 7 a.m. The victim had left the house to go to school. Upon returning, he found that someone had crawled in through a rear kitchen window and taken his laptop. No sign of forced entry was observed.
S. Rose St., 700 block, Oct. 16, 10:10 a.m. An unknown suspect accessed the rear yard via the breezeway and then forced the French doors. A laptop was taken from the living room, and a laptop was taken from the upstairs. Also taken, from the victim’s drawers, were two watches, a Bolova and a MIchael Coors.
N. Linwood Ave., unit block, Oct. 16, 1:50 p.m. An unknown suspect pried open the side window and took an iPad and a bag full of personal papers.
N. Kresson St., unit block, Oct. 16, 7:30 a.m. The victim advised that an unknown suspect had tampered with the side window air conditioning unit in an attempt to gain entry. No entry was made.
S. Clinton St., 800 block, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. An unknown suspect climbed the spiral staircase in the rear yard to the second-story deck and then removed the window air conditioning unit. Once inside, the suspect took $60 in coins, a laptop, and a portable video game system. The suspect then went into the basement and took another laptop and portable video game system.
N. Bouldin St., 500 block, Oct. 17, 11 a.m. Someone gained entry via the second-story window, most likely left unlocked, and took an X-Box and an NBA game.
Jefferson St., 2400 block, Oct. 17, 11:43 p.m. Officers responded to a call for a robbery in progress, and arrived to find two women hanging out the second-story window, screaming that somebody was inside the house, and that they were going to jump. Officers were given permission to kick in the front door. They did, and found nobody inside. A rear window was partially open and a security bar was broken. Police believe that the complainant heard the suspect trying to make entry.
Pine Ave., 6600 block, Oct. 18, 5:15 a.m. The complainant returned from work and found the outside deadbolt changed. He returned several hours later and another tenant let him in. He went to his apartment, which still had its deadbolt engaged, and found that $468.50 was missing from his kitchen counter. The complainant reported that he has been having ongoing issues with his landlord and her daughter.
S. Potomac St., unit block, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. An unknown suspect entered the dwelling via an unsecured rear window. Taken from the house was a Macbook computer, an iPad and a Toshiba laptop.
N. Clinton St., unit block, Oct. 19, 9:45 a.m. An unknown suspect entered via an unsecured rear window and took a flat screen TV and a notebook computer.

Aggravated Assault
Bank St., 6500 block, Oct. 16, 8 a.m. The victim said that he was stopped at a stop sign when an unknown male started screaming profanities and him and his wife, who was in the passenger seat. The other male then got out of his vehicle, walked over to the victim, pulled a gun from his waistband, pointed it at the victim and stated, “I should kill you.” He then got back into his car and left the scene.
E. Fayette St., 3200 block, Oct. 17, 8:50 p.m. A woman said that she was walking when a silver vehicle slowed next to her. She heard four or five shots, and felt her calf being struck. The vehicle fled; the victim’s calf was punctured, and a BB fell out of the hole. She was taken to the hospital.
Granby St., 1000 block, Oct. 18, 5 p.m. A man told police that while he was at a birthday party, his girlfriend stabbed him. Both he and his girlfriend fled the scene, and were both found on the 500 block of N. Calvert St. The victim was being treated by Medic 1 for a 3-inch stab wound to his left side and back. He refused transport to the hospital, but went after being urged to do so, and was found in stable condition. His girlfriend was arrested.

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