Police in Baltimore County are investigating several assaults and robberies that have been reported in recent days.
At just after 2 a.m. on Wednesday, June 28, several individuals were traveling from Illinois when police were called to the 12300 block of Pulaski Highway in Kingsville (21085). The individuals had gotten into an argument and one person wanted to be taken back to Illinois. When the victim refused, the suspect demanded her money back and proceeded to go through the victim’s purse. When the victim questioned the action, a second suspect displayed a knife. The suspects stole the victims’ property and fled.
At about 3 a.m. on Saturday, July 1, police responded to a fight on Transverse Avenue in Middle River (21220). When officers arrived at the scene, they found an adult male with a slash wound to his arm. The police arrested the suspect and the victim was taken to a nearby hospital.
At about 9 p.m. on July 1, police responded to a welfare call in the area of Sandalwood Road at Rumelia Circle in Essex (21221). At the scene, police found one victim who had a deep laceration to his left wrist. The wound was the result of a fight with another individual who had struck him with a Katana-style sword. The suspect was eventually located and charged.
At 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4, an individual entered the 7-Eleven located in the 200 block of Bowleys Quarters Road in Middle River (21220), then asked for a pack of Newport cigarettes. The suspect then displayed a knife and stole cash before fleeing the scene.
At 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5, police responded to an argument in the 3000 block of 5th Avenue in Parkville (21234). Police found that one individual had left the location. However, he later returned and broke a locked door at the residence, then proceeded to assault the victim until others pulled him off the victim. The suspect then fled the scene.