An officer reported to North East 36th Street in response to a call about a person injured by a dog. Upon arrival, the officer observed the victim being treated by EMS. The victim had visible scratches, welts and minor abrasions up and down his left arm. His mother advised police that she was walking to her car with the suspects dog approached her. She remained calm and told the suspect she would not make any sudden moves. Her son came out of the house and the dog quickly approached him. The boy yelled out in fear and threw his arms up to protect his face and the dog attacked him. The suspect said the dog was out front without a leash and would not respond to his commands. He said his dog attacked the victim. The officer reviewed veterinary papers which indicated that the dog had been vaccinated against rabies. Animal Control arrived and cited the suspect.
Officers were called to the scene of an armed robbery and cutting of the victim at East Atlantic and Washington. An officer found a blood trail starting at East Atlantic and Washington and heading east on Waters Avenue. They went to the hospital to speak to the victim, who told them his wallet had been stolen and he was cut. He was able to describe his assailant.