Towson Crime: Man Robbed at Knifepoint in Downtown Towson
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
York Road and Pennsylvania Avenue. 2:15 a.m. May 5. A man was robbed by two men at knifepoint. One of the men held a knife to the victim's back and demanded money. He gave them $43. One man said it wasn't enough, and the men walked him to BB&T at the corner of Allegheny and Washington avenues. The victim took out $200 from the ATM and the men fled south on Washington Avenue.
Dulaney Valley Road, 700 block. Between 12:45 p.m. April 29 and 9 a.m. April 30. Two laptop computers were reported stolen after someone entered an office, possibly through a window in an adjacent room.
Towsontown Boulevard and Virginia Avenue. 10 p.m. April 30. At Towson Manor Park, a woman was talking to three men when one suddenly put a condom on his erect penis. The other two men grabbed her and tried to pull her pants down. She fled and called police.
Locust Avenue, 1300 block. 5:30 a.m. May 3. The resident awoke to the home's alarm sounding and a dog barking. The resident found the home's back door open and saw wet footprints on the back porch. About $1.50 in change was reported stolen from the resident's cars.
Acorn Circle, unit block. Between 12:15 a.m. and 6:47 a.m. May 3. A resident had met a man named "Emmitt" through an online dating service and invited him to spend the night. When the victim awoke, the man was gone and the victim's property, including a blue 2007 Toyota Camry, laptop, cell phone, driver's license, credit card and wallet, was missing.
Colony at Kenilworth
Kenlawn Court, unit block. Between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. April 27. A MacBook Pro in a black case was reported stolen from an apartment. Police believe the door was left unlocked.
Loch Bend Drive, 8700 block. 3:45 am. May 6. A man pushed his way into an apartment as a resident was closing the door. He hit the victim and took a cell phone.
East Joppa Road, 1600 block. 3:11 a.m. April 30. Using a crowbar, a man broke into the Royal Farms store and stole 37 cartons of cigarettes.
Hillsway Avenue and Halstead Road. 11:20 p.m. April 30. A man was walking home when two men demanded his property. One tackled him and beat him with a handgun then took his bookbag, which contained a hat, two pairs of glasses, a pocket knife and a cell phone.
If you have any information about the incidents in this blotter, contact the Towson precinct.