Tuesday, May 21, 2013
One the attackers was armed with a handgun.
Three assailants in Remington chased a man after one swung a chain at him. According to Baltimore police, at 12:20 a.m. on May 12 a man was walking in the 2300 block of Huntingdon Avenue when three men approached him. One of the assailants called out “hey yo!” and then tried to hit the man with a chain. At that point a second assailant pulled out a handgun with a black handle and pointed it at the man. The man then took off running and the assailants chased him north the area of Huntingdon Avenue and 25 Street where he was able to evade them. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam Bednar with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local Voices.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Two robbers came into the bar and demanded money from the safe.
Robbers armed with guns stole a Stadium Lounge employee's purse as well as money from the bar. According to Baltimore police, at 7:31 a.m., May 12, two robbers walked into the bar. The first robber told the employee "do not move" while the second demanded money from the lottery machine. The robbers also took money from the register and an employee’s purse before they demanded she open the safe. The robbers took more cash from the safe before fleeing. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam Bednar with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local Voices.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The attack was reportedly unprovoked.
A man was struck in the head with a shotgun while walking on Greenmount Avenue. According to Baltimore police, between 3 and 3:20 a.m., on May 6, a man was walking in the 3900 block of Greenmount Avenue when he was struck on the side of the head with a shotgun. The assailant made no demands before he hit the man with the gun. The man was taken to Union Memorial Hospital where a cut on his head was treated and the crime lab took pictures of the injuries. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam Bednar with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local Voices.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The robber entered a Hampden home and demanded cash.
An armed robber broke into a Hampden home and stole a laptop and video games. According to Baltimore police, at 2:30 p.m., May 6 a robber entered a home in the 3500 block of Chestnut Avenue and then went to a bedroom where two men were located. The robber pointed a gun at the men and demanded money. When they told the robber they didn’t have money he took an HP Laptop valued at $600 and 15 Xbox video games valued at $900. The robber then ran out of the house through the back door.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Two juveniles were reportedly carrying a gas can and matches at the time.
Two juveniles allegedly threatened to set a schoolmate on fire. According to Baltimore police, at 5 p.m., April 28 a girl was playing at the playground at Hampden Elementary School when two schoolmates approached her carry a gas can and matches. "We are going to set you on fire and turn you white," one of the suspects allegedly told the girl. After making that statement the suspects then ran away from the playground. A police spokesman said Baltimore City School Police Department is handling a follow up investigation.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
He was stabbed in the back with an unknown sharp object.
Five men attacked a father who was playing with his daughter in Waverly. According to Baltimore police, at 5:30 p.m., Saturday a man was playing with his daughter in the 600 block of E. 38th Street when five men approached him. The men began assaulting him. During the assault one of the men stabbed him in the back with unknown sharp object. The attackers then took off running. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam Bednar with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local Voices.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The man leaped on the suspect and took the gun away from him.
A man disarmed an assailant who was pointing a shotgun at him in Harwood. According to Baltimore police, at 11:17 p.m., April 28 an assailant pointed a sawed off Stevens Model 940 shotgun at a man in the 400 block of E. 28th Street. When the assailant pointed the shotgun at the man he leaped onto the suspect and disarmed him. The assailant then took off running and left the shotgun behind. A warrant has been obtained for the suspect.
Monday, May 6, 2013
A man told the robber he didn’t have a cellphone and then it started ringing.
A man’s ringing cellphone resulted in a robber pulling a gun on him during a robbery in Hampden in front of the Fraternal Order of Police Baltimore City lodge. According to Baltimore police, at 8:25 a.m., April 30, a man was walking in the 3900 block of Buena Vista Avenue when a robber approached him. The robber demanded the man’s phone and watch. The man handed over his black G Spot watch, but told the robber he didn’t have a cellphone. The man’s cellphone then rang and the robber pulled out a black handgun and pointed it the man and demanded the phone. At that point a resident exited the building at 3920 Buena Vista Ave., where the lodge is located, and the robber ran away heading north. Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore City Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
Abell Larceny Shoplifting: 3106 Greenmount Ave., 1:25 p.m., April 23. A shoplifter tried to steal 13 bars of Dove soap, but was caught and issued a citation. Better Waverly Burglary Commercial: 1137 Fillmore St., 10:35 p.m., April 22. A burglar entered the House of Hill Recording and tried to take a television, but was confronted by the owner. The burglar then ran out and drove off in a white Nissan Sentra. Larceny Other: 700 block of Exeter Hall, between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m., April 23. A man told police he believes his baby sitter stole a .357 Magnum handgun from a lock box in his bedroom. Hampden Burglary Residential: 3500 block of Roland Avenue, 8:20 a.m., April 22. Burglars entered the home through an unlocked rear door, but ran away …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The guns were taken from a home in Kenilworth Park.
Baltimore police recovered five guns following a search and seizure by United States Postal Service Investigators. According to police, at 11:05 a.m., April 25 investigators performed a search at 4903 St. George’s Ave. and recovered a Colt Cobra .38, a Smith and Wesson .38, a Colt Trooper .357 and an Olympic Arms Topbreak .455. The guns were seized as part of a federal investigation. Marcy Murphy, a spokeswoman for the U.S. State’s Attorney for the District of Maryland, said no information about the investigation is currently being made public.