Ballard Crime Watch: Man takes egg to face and prowler wears black bag
Two assailants confuse man’s head for frying pan
August 3, officers responded to an aggravated assault with a weapon at the 1500 block of Northwest 90th Street. The victim told officers he was on the sidewalk across from his home when out of nowhere an egg struck him on the back of the head. The victim said there were at least two young men in an old off-white Chrysler car with an off-white vinyl roof. When the egg struck the man’s head they immediately started to laugh and sped away. The victim drove around the neighborhood looking for the perpetrators. Officers did not find the suspects.
Thief makes off with small change
August 2, police responded to a burglary at the 7500 block of 26th Avenue Northwest. The victim told officers that upon returning home that evening he noticed the back door had been forced open. Strangely, there were also pry marks on the window interior. The victim said that there were only two large jars of change taken, valued at approximately $100.
Hunting hooligan ransacks storage locker, takes buck knives
August 3, officers responded to a burglary at the 2200 block of 58th Street Northwest. The complainant told officers that her apartment building neighbor notified her that her storage locker had been broken into. The lock had been cut. She reported that the only thing taken were a few of her husband’s buck knives.
Black bag bandit tries to break in, scared by soapsuds
August 3, officers responded to an attempted burglary at the 7500 block of 25th Avenue Northwest. The neighbor of the victim called 911 after seeing a prowler in the yard. She saw a young white male wearing a black bag go to a window and try to pry it open, but then suddenly ran off. The homeowner told officers that she heard noises while she was in the shower and got out to check on the noise. No entry was made.