Suspects impersonate police to commit robbery

S. Broadway, 100 block, Aug. 15, 1:55 a.m. The two male victims were leaving the bar when they were approached by the male suspect, who displayed a handgun and demanded the victims’ money. One of the victims could see the gun was fake, so he ran fearing the suspect would assault him as the robbery continued. The suspect chased after him, and was spotted by police. The suspect was stopped, and the victims advised police that he had tried to rob the two of them. The suspect was arrested.
E. Baltimore St., 2800 block, Aug. 16, 10 p.m. The victim said that she had just parked and was walking through the alley to get to her home when the three suspects, male juveniles, approached her. One of them pulled out an unknown caliber handgun, pointed it at her face, and demanded “everything,” while the other two suspects acted as lookouts. The suspect with the gun took her property, and fled with the other two toward Kenwood Ave. The victim went to a neighbor’s house to wait for police. The report is cut off here.
Eastern Ave., 1000 block, Aug. 16, 4:50 a.m. The victim said he was walking toward his job when a four-door vehicle did a U-turn and approached him. He said that the driver pulled alongside him, displayed a gun, and demanded his money. The victim reached into his pocket and gave the suspect $60. The suspect took it without leaving the car and drove off.
S. Bond St, 500 block, Aug. 16, 11:25 p.m. The victim said that she was walking to her home when the suspects approached. One stated “Give me your purse,” while reaching toward it but not touching it. He then turned around and said “Give me your phone,” while reaching for it. The victim began to scream and banged on her front door for her roommate as the second suspect acted as a lookout. The suspects fled; no property was taken.
E. Fairmount Ave., 3500 block, Aug. 10, 1:40 a.m. An officer observed the victim fighting with the suspect, who then turned and observed the police before he began to walk away. The suspect was observed to be holding what was thought to be a semiautomatic handgun, which he bent down and dropped. The officer ordered the suspect to stop, and he complied. The dropped gun, which was identified as a BB gun, was recovered. The victim said that the suspect had approached him, put a gun to his head, and demanded his phone and money. The suspect was arrested.
Pulaski Hwy., 3100 block, Aug. 13, 1:20 a.m. The victim said that after dropping off his friend, he drove to a convenience store before driving home. He said a man knocked on his window and stated “Drivers license and registration please.” The victim, believing the man was a police officer as he had a badge, stepped out of his car. He was ordered to place his hands on car, and while he did so, a suspect removed his wallet. The second suspect asked him what he was doing in the area. The report ends here. Police are trying two identify two individuals in reference to this incident; please see page 2.
E. Lombard St., 3800 block, Aug. 12, 4:15 p.m. The victim said that the suspect picked up some items and walked to the register. He then stated “Give me all the money” while lifting his shirt and displaying a gun in his waist. The victim put the money from the register in a plastic bag provided by the suspect, who then fled.
Quad Ave., 6500 block, Aug. 14, 8:40 p.m. A supervisor at the facility noticed three men enter and begin taking bags with parcels in them. She went to find out what they were doing and noticed that one of them had a gun in his pocket, so she began complying with them. Another supervisor saw what was happening and came in and struggled for the gun, and then ran off. The suspects took the packages and fled in an unknown silver four-door sedan.

N. Duncan St., 100 block, Aug. 11, 8:15 a.m. The victim said that an unknown person kicked in her front door, gained entry, took her property, and fled out the rear door.
S. Eaton St., 100 block, Aug. 13, 4 p.m. Officers responded to the location and found that a rear door was busted in. They cleared the house and found nobody inside. During the course of the investigation, a witness approached and stated that someone was seen carrying property out of the rear of the house. Taken were two flat-screen TVs.
N. Montford Ave., unit block, Aug. 13, 5:30 a.m. An unknown suspect partially pried open the front basement window of the victim’s property. No entry was made; no property was taken.
Hornel St., 400 block, Aug. 14, 10:40 a.m. Victims report that an unknown person jimmied the front door lock, entered, took $9000 that was hidden underneath clothing in the victim’s bedroom closet, and fled via the front door.
N. Montford Ave., 100 block, Aug. 15, 6 p.m. The victim said that someone forced open the front door and took toilets, a vanity and some faucets.

Aggravated Assault
S. East Ave., 100 block, Aug. 10, 2:40 a.m. The victim walked into the hospital with a laceration from his nose to his ear, as well as abrasions to his elbows and knee. he initially told police that he was approached by a man with a woman, and the man threw him down and cut him. He then changed his story and said that the was trying to solicit a prostitute. The victim received multiple stitches to his face and tried to leave the hospital several times. He would not cooperate.
S. Broadway, 400 block, Aug. 11, 9:30 p.m. An unknown man threw a brick at the cab the victim was driving, completely cracking the windshield. The victim could no longer see out the window. An area canvass was negative.
S. Oldham St., 500 block, Aug. 18, 1:10 a.m. The victim said that an unknown person cut her with a knife. She was taken to the hospital. A city watch camera showed an argument with a man.

Larceny from Auto
From Aug. 10-16, larcenies from auto were reported in the following locations: Claremont Ave., 3400 block; Bonsal St., 1400 block; President St., 200 block; Eastern Ave., 5300 block; E. Fairmount Ave., 2200 block; Baylis St., 1100 block; N. Potomac St., 100 block; Jefferson St., 2700 block; S. Washington St., 100 block; N. Luzerne Ave., 400 block; N. Montford Ave., 200 block; N. East Ave. 300 block; Poncabird Ps., 1700 block; N. Port St., unit block; E. Fairmount Ave., 2100 block; Charlotte Ave., 1600 block; N. Broadway, unit block; Essex St., 2100 block; S. Eaton St., 400 block; S. Grundy St., 700 block; Aliceanna St., 700 block; N. Belnord Ave., 600 block.

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