Women attacked while using phones on their own stoops

S. Bethel St., 400 block, Sept. 22, 3:30 a.m. The victim told police that while he was in the block, the two suspects said that they would show him the location of an ATM machine. En route, they threw him to the ground and one of the suspects pointed a gun at his face. The suspects went through the victim’s pockets, took his belongings, and fled.

E. Baltimore St., 2800 block, Sept. 22, 5:35 p.m. A woman told police that she was sitting on her steps when a suspect approached and tried to grab her phone. A struggle ensued, and she was pushed over. The suspect took her phone and fled on a bike.

N. Conkling St., 200 block, Sept. 23, 12:30 a.m. A man said that he stopped at the gas station to get cigarettes, and was approached by a suspect when he got out of his car. The male suspect brandished a knife and told the victim to empty his pockets. The victim threw his money on the ground; as the suspect picked it up, the victim got into his car and drove off.

S. Wolfe St., 400 block, Sept. 23, 7:45 p.m. The victim said she was sitting on her front steps, playing a game on her iPhone when the suspect approached on a bike and tried to snatch the phone. In the ensuing struggle, the victim fell off her steps and lost control of her phone, which the suspect took and fled north on Wolfe St.

E. Fayette St., 2900 block, Sept. 24, 6:50 p.m. A man told police that he was riding the bus and had placed his bike on the front of the bus. Another passenger informed him that a person was trying to remove his bike. The victim confronted the suspect, who pushed him and fled on the bike.

Grundy St., 500 block, Sept. 25, 10:28 a.m. The victim said that she was walking and talking on her phone when a group of young men drove by in a silver minivan. At that time, two suspects approached from the rear. One of them grabbed her phone; the other pulled out a knife and demanded money. A citizen appeared in the area, and the suspects ran, got into the minivan, and fled.

Folcroft St., 400 block, Sept. 25, 8:14 p.m. An officer responded to Johns Hopkins Hospital for a cutting. The victim said that he had just left the store on the 6300 block of Eastern Ave. with his food and wallet in a bag. He said he was approached by the suspect at Eastern Ave., who grabbed the bag and fled. The victim gave chase, and the suspect turned and cut him in the arm with a knife and then fled. The suspect was later found and arrested.

Lancaster St., 1400 block, Sept. 26, 6 p.m. A woman said she was walking when she noticed the suspect following her. She confronted him, and he asked for a cigarette. She was then pushed to the ground, and her cell phone was taken by force. The suspect then fled.

Boston St., 3500 block, Sept. 27, 3:35 a.m. The victim said that the suspect entered the location and bought iced tea. As the cash register was being opened to give him change, a female suspect entered the store and pulled out a gun. She told the clerk to “Give it to him.” The clerk tried to run to the bathroom but fell to the ground. The woman reached over the counter and grabbed the cash; the two suspects fled.


S. Patterson Park Ave., 500 block, Sept. 22, 4:30 a.m. A man told police that he woke to his front door being forced open. The victim ran to his door and saw two male suspects laughing. No property was taken; the door was damaged.

Fleet St., 2400 block, Sept. 22, 8:30 p.m. A man said that he was upstairs with his wife and children when he heard his rear door being destroyed. He went to investigate and found the screen door missing. No entry was made.

S. Broadway, 300 block, Sept. 22, 10 p.m. A man told police that he came home to find his front door forced open and his property missing.

S. Broadway, unit block, Sept. 25, 7:30 a.m. An unknown suspect pried open the front door of the apartment while the occupants were at work. The suspects ransacked the place and stole checks, jackets, cameras and jewelry.

N. Linwood Ave., 100 block, Sept. 25, 9 a.m. The reporting person found that someone used an unknown object to try to pry open the front door. No entry was made.

O’Donnell St., 3200 block, Sept. 26, 9:30 a.m. Someone entered the dwelling through a closed but unlocked side window and stole various electronics.

S. Curley St., 1000 block, Sept. 26, 1 p.m. When the workers returned to the vacant property, there was a grinder and welder missing. There were no signs of forced entry. They thought that the suspect had used the key in the key box and then put it back.

N. Lakewood Ave., 600 block, Sept. 27, 12:30 p.m. The victim said that an unknown person forced the rear door, did a little ransacking, and left the way they came in.

S. Broadway, 100 block, Sept. 27, 5:41 p.m. The victim said that he went downstairs and saw a man standing in the room he uses as an office. The suspect fled and too a bag of tools.

Aggravated Assault

S. Broadway, 200 block, Sept. 26, 12:45 a.m. The officer saw a group of men fighting and approached. Two of the men fled. Of the remaining group, one had a laceration, and he said that the fleeing men had cut him. The officer chased down the two that had fled, and they stated that the others had jumped them. The officer returned to the group and the victim was gone. He later showed up and requested a medic and a police report. He said that he left because he was scared, and that the suspects were acquaintances, but he could not identify them.

Fleet St., 2700 block, Sept. 26, 9:20 p.m. A man was walking when he was approached by two females who stated “Take the s—t” and then sprayed him with chemical spray. They did not try to take anything, but fled on foot. The victim refused to go to the hospital and was treated on the scene by a medic.

Ballard Way, 1300 block, Sept. 27, 8:06 p.m. The victim said that he was at the location talking to his girlfriend when a group of males assaulted him with sticks and bats. The victim sustained blunt force trauma to the head and was taken to the hospital.

Dundalk Ave., 900 block, Sept. 28, 1:58 a.m. Two men and a woman were at the tavern when one of the men got into an argument with another man. While the trio was outside the tavern, the suspect approached and stabbed the man he had argued with, and then stabbed the other two before fleeing.

N. Potomac St., 100 block, Sept. 28, 3:25 a.m. A woman told police that she and the suspect got home from the nightclub, and he accused her of looking at other men there. He hit her in the face, and then went into the house and got a knife. She went inside and was cut on the right hand. The suspect fled. A warrant was obtained.

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