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From police reports dated Jan. 3 through Jan. 23
The following information was provided by the Zone 2 precinct of the Atlanta Police Department from its records and is presumed to be accurate.
20 block of Standish Avenue NW – Two men armed with handguns walked up to another man and demanded, “Give me all your money.” The man handed over $60 in cash, a book bag with an orange zipper, Georgia ID card and a $4 Straight Talk cellphone.
3300 block of Peachtree Road NE – A man entered the Macy’s at Lenox Square Mall, picked up a mannequin, removed the shoes it was wearing and concealed the shoes in a book bag. The man fought with security guards when they attempted to apprehend him. He dropped the shoes.
1000 block of Woodland Avenue – Three men with handguns entered through an unlocked front door and ordered those in the residence into the living room. Some of the armed men searched the house while one struck a woman on her head and her child in the stomach with the gun. The armed men took keys, checks, a wallet with $700 in it and jewelry before running toward Cheshire Bridge Road.
600 block of Norfleet Road NW – A man was walking from a convenience store when two men pulled up next to him in a vehicle. One of the men pointed a dark-colored handgun at the victim and demanded he throw his wallet in the car. He complied and the two men drove away.
3200 block of West Andrews Drive – A couple was unloading groceries at their townhome when three men armed with handguns approached them. The couple was forced into their residence as the armed men searched their home. Taken were $250 in cash and a Lenevo laptop.
Peachtree Road/Palisades Drive NE – Four men with faces covered approached two people waiting for a bus. One of the masked men had a handgun and demanded their belongings. The four men fled on foot after taking a purse, $200 in cash, an Alcatel cellphone and a Samsung smartphone.
4400 block of Roswell Road – While closing up shop, a business owner noticed a man squatting on the right side of the building. The businessman ran away, but stopped after the squatting man pursued him, yelled, “Stop!” and shot a gun once in the air. The businessman’s wallet was taken.
Aggravated assault
2000 block of Peachtree Road NE – A woman was stabbed in the arm by her partner during an argument about moving out. An arrest was made.
700 block of Sidney Marcus Boulevard NE – A man was hit in the eye with a champagne glass by his boyfriend during an argument. The boyfriend flipped over several pieces of furniture before fleeing the residence.
1800 block of Piedmont Avenue – A man got out of a vehicle and attempted to fight a group of people in a parking lot before a second person exited the vehicle armed with a BB gun. He pointed it at the group and waved it in the air. An arrest was made.
500 block of Main St. NE – A man said he was jumped by an assailant in the parking deck. He had noticeable injuries to his chin and bruising on face as well as loss of teeth.
Residential burglary
2900 block of Sequoyah Drive NW – Two Trek mountain bikes stolen from a house; no sign of forced entry.
1900 block of Grandview Avenue – Several drawers were opened and rummaged through in a house. A TV, laptop computer and gold ring were taken. No signs of forced entry.
4400 block of Peachtree Park Drive NE – A man entered his apartment to find someone he didn’t know in his roommate’s room. He locked himself inside his room and called 911. He later found an Apple MacBook and charger were missing.
3400 block of Stratford Road NE – A dead bolt was found damaged at a condo. No signs of entry.
700 block of Morosgo Drive NE – An apartment door was kicked in. A Dell laptop, a Visio 27-inch TV, car keys and Bose mini-speaker were taken.
3000 block of Westminster Circle NW – A basement window was pried open and a 48-inch,  stainless steel Thermador range oven was taken.
600 block of Allen Court NW – A rear glass back door was broken with a brick. Taken from the house were two Apple MacBook laptops, a Panasonic TV, a Samsung TV, watches and jewelry. A 2013 Hyundai Sonata was also taken from the garage.
1100 block of Conway Drive NW – The front door of a house was pried open. A diamond wedding band, a GoPro camera, a black Leica digital M7 camera with six lenses and a Hasselblad camera with four lenses were taken.
2400 block of Burtz Street NW – A house bedroom window was broken with a rock. A Samsung 42-inch TV was taken.
9100 block of Chastain Drive NE – An apartment front door was damaged and a 42-inch Smart TV, a 36-inch Smart TV, five pairs of UGG boots and a MacBook laptop were taken.
1800 block of Wellbourne Drive NE – Someone broke a window of a house and took a Wolf Pro 36-inch glass cook top and an Electrolux 30-inch oven.
Commercial burglary
1700 block of Howell Mill Road – A rear slide door was broken and approximately $1,500 in cash stolen from the cash register at a tire company.
First block of West Paces Ferry Road – A rock was used to break a front window of a business and men’s, women’s and children’s clothing worth $20,000 taken.
200 block of Monroe Drive NE – A ceiling screen was cut and a Samsung 55-inch flat panel TV was taken from Public Storage.
3000 block of Roswell Road NW – The front window of a bike shop was broken with a rock, and a black and red Turbo S bicycle was taken.
3300 block of Peachtree Road NE – An employee entered the stock room of a shop in Lenox Square Mall and saw a suspect hiding. The suspect was arrested.
2100 block of Monroe Drive – A door was damaged and a unit ransacked. Electronics, a snowboard and tools were taken.
2400 block of Cheshire Bridge Road – The door was kicked in at a house and a welding machine, metal cutter, emission OBD tester, compressor, two oxygen sensors, a new catalytic converter and miscellaneous tools were taken.
2000 block of Manchester Street – Someone entered an auto repair shop and a heating and air conditioning company next door in a blue and green Dodge Ram. A pile of copper was taken.
2100 block of Monroe Drive – The roof caved in and split open at a storage company. A Sony Bravia 55-inch TV, a tan acoustic guitar and a drum machine were taken.
Larceny from vehicle
Between Jan. 3-23, there were 51 larcenies from vehicles reported and a total of 69 other larcenies, including shoplifting, were also reported. Seventeen vehicles were reported stolen.

Joe Earle

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