NOTTINGHAM, MD – Police are investigating several local crimes that were reported over the past few days.
At just after 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 5, an individual into an argument with a known person in the 600-block of Delaware Avenue in Essex (21221). The argument escalated and the suspect grabbed the victim’s phone from their hands, pulled out a pocket knife, and proceeded to swing the knife. The victim sustained a minor injury to the left wrist, and the suspect was later arrested.
Between noon and 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, an individual broke into a home in the 1300-block of Sugarwood Circle in Essex (21221) by prying open the front door. Once inside, the suspect removed a laptop, jewelry, and an Amazon Echo before fleeing the scene.
Between 7:00 and 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, an individual broke into an apartment in the 1100-block of Queens Purchase Road in Essex (21221) and stole cash from the victim’s belongings.
At 9:30 p.m. on Friday, September 6, following an argument, a man was assaulted by two suspects at a bar in the 8700-block of Philadelphia Road in Rosedale (21237).
At noon on Monday, September 9, four individuals approached a man in the 2400-block of Woodcroft Road in Parkville (21234) asked him for marijuana. The victim refused. The suspects then demanded the victim’s money, snatched the victim’s satchel, and fled. All four suspects were arrested.
At 1 p.m. on Monday, neighbors reported seeing an individual stealing property from a vacant home in the 7000-block of Heathcoate Drive in Kingsville (21087).
At around 4 p.m. on Monday, two individuals assaulted a victim in the area of Stemmers Run Road and Back River Neck Road in Essex (21221). The suspects then stole the victim’s cash and wallet.
Between 7:45 a.m. and 6:45 p.m. on Monday, an individual entered a residence in the 2100-block of Hawthorne Road in Middle River (21220) via an unlocked window. The suspect stole various electronics before fleeing the scene.