The following were among incidents recently reported by the Howard County Police Department. For more information, call 410-313-2236.

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Columbia Area

ROBBERIES

COLUMBIA RD., 5700 block, 5:09 a.m. Nov. 28. Cash was taken from a register in a convenience store. It was implied during the robbery that there was a weapon. Three people fled after the robbery.

CRADLEROCK WAY, 7200 block, 8:36 p.m. Nov. 27. Two people accosted a pizza delivery person, and he was robbed of cash.

EDEN BROOK DR., 7200 block, 10:10 p.m. Nov. 24. Cash was taken from the register at a gas station. A a handgun was diplayed.

MORNING BIRD LANE, 5900 block, 9:30 p.m. Nov. 22. Two people accosted a pizza delivery driver; he was robbed of cash, car keys and a bag of pizzas.

OVERHEART LANE, 6500 block, 9:46 p.m. Nov. 29. Two people approached a pizza delivery person; he was robbed at gunpoint of cash and pizza. Arrests were made.

STEVENS FOREST RD., 5700 block, 9:15 p.m. Nov. 28. Cash was demanded from a male motorist getting out of a vehicle; the motorist smacked away the hand of a person in a ski mask, and the masked person fled into nearby woods.

TRUMPETER ROAD, 5 p.m. Nov. 27. A male pedestrian was assaulted and robbed of his Nike shoes and a cell phone.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

DAVIS RD., 8500 block, 1:40 p.m. Nov. 25 to 6:30 a.m. Nov. 26. An animal control garage facility was entered by forcing a door open. Nothing was reported stolen.

DAYSTAR CT., 10300 block, 11 a.m. Nov. 23 to 10:15 a.m. Nov. 29. Electronics, jewelry and clothing were stolen from a residence that was left vacant as a result of a previous fire.

DOBBIN CENTER WAY, 6400 block, 9:30 p.m. Nov. 2 to 11:23 a.m. Nov. 25. Cash was stolen from a business entered through a front door.

GREEN MOUNTAIN CIR., 10500 block, 5:40 p.m. Nov. 26 to 5:45 a.m. Nov. 28. A residence was entered through a window and ransacked. Nothing was reported stolen.

HARPERS FARM RD., 5400 block, 9:20 p.m. Nov. 23. An attempt was made to enter a residence.

HARPERS FARM RD., 5400 block, 4:14 p.m. Nov. 28. Cash and a video game were stolen from a residence entered through a window.

LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY., 10700 block, 11:26 p.m. Nov. 28. A business was entered by smashing a front door glass. Nothing was reported stolen.

LYNX LANE, 5400 block, 10 p.m. Nov. 23 to 10:12 a.m. Nov. 25. A restaurant was entered and ransacked. Nothing was reported stolen.

PASTURE GATE LANE, 10100 block, 12:30 p.m. Nov. 24 to 8:30 a.m. Nov. 26. Cash and electronic equipment were stolen from a residence entered through an unlocked sliding glass door.

PASTURE GATE LANE, 10100 block, noon to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 27. A residence was entered. Nothing was reported stolen.

QUIET TIMES, 6100 block, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 22. Jewelry, a laptop computer, a digital camera and a hand-held digital music player were stolen from a residence.

TWIN RIVERS RD., 10500 block, 4:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 23. A stereo, electronic equipment and a black leather jacket were stolen from an apartment.

TWIN RIVERS RD., 10500 block, 1 p.m. Nov. 26 to 3:33 p.m. Nov. 28. A fire was started in a fireplace at a residence entered through a ground-floor sliding glass door. A resident discovered the break-in and found the residence filled with smoke. Nothing was reported taken.

WILDE LAKE TERR., 10300 block, 8 p.m. Nov. 22 to 2 p.m. Nov. 27. An attempt was made to enter a residence by forcing a door open.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

HAYSHED LANE, 8700 block, 6:28 p.m. Nov. 20. A beige 1997 Dodge Stratus was stolen.

Elkridge Area

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

AMBERTON DR., 6000 block, 6:35 a.m. Nov. 28. Cash and its contents were stolen from several vending machines.

ATHOL AVE., 6700 block, 12:01 a.m. Nov. 10 to 8 p.m. Nov. 24. Tools, lawn-care equipment and a wedding band were stolen from an unlocked residential garage. An unlocked vehicle inside the garage was also entered.

DOUGLAS LEGUM DR., 6800 block, 11:33 p.m. Nov. 22. A cash register was stolen from a business entered by breaking glass in a front door.

HOWARD LANE, 6300 block, 11:43 p.m. Nov. 26 to 11:45 a.m. Nov. 27. An attempt was made to enter a business by forcing a garage door open. Nothing was reported stolen.

HUNTSHIRE DR., 6500 block, 3:16 a.m. Nov. 23. Cash and electric fingernail files were stolen from a business entered by smashing a storefront glass.

LAWYERS HILL RD., 6100 block, noon Nov. 23 to 2 p.m. Nov. 27. A residence was entered. Nothing was reported stolen.

MACAW CT., 6300 block, 10:09 p.m. Nov. 25. A business was entered. Nothing was reported stolen.

PAUL MARTIN DR., 8000 block, 8 to 9 p.m. Nov. 25. A rototiller was stolen from a shed.

RACE RD., 6200 block, 11 a.m. Nov. 25 to 1 p.m. Nov. 27. Items were stolen from several vending machines at a business entered by force.

SANTA BARBARA, 6000 block, 8:30 p.m. Nov. 23 to 4:30 a.m. Nov. 28. Cash was stolen from a candy machine at a warehouse.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 6200 block, 12:23 a.m. Nov. 23. An attempt was made to enter a business after shutting off power.

Ellicott City Area

ROBBERIES

MOUNT IDA DR., 3600 block, 11:30 to 11:45 p.m. Nov. 28. A male was assaulted and robbed of cash, a cell phone, shoes and other clothing.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

BLUEBERRY HILL LANE, 7700 block, 10 p.m. Nov. 22 to 1:50 p.m. Nov. 23. A laptop computer was stolen from a residence.

BONNIE BRANCH RD., 4800 block, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 25. Electronic equipment and a stereo were stolen from a residence.

FOX FIRE CT., 2900 block, noon Nov. 25 to 2 p.m. Nov. 26. A residence was entered. Nothing was reported stolen.

ILCHESTER RD., 4900 block, 12:08 to 12:14 p.m. Nov. 23. Property was stolen from a residence.

OLDFIELD LANE, 7600 block, 6:39 a.m. Nov. 23. Cash was stolen from a residence.

WHARF LANE, 11:15 a.m. to 1:59 p.m. Nov. 24. A leaf blower, a power washer and a trimmer were stolen from a shed.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

BALTIMORE NATIONAL PARK, 8600 block, 2:06 p.m. Nov. 28. A silver 1998 Honda Accord was stolen.

Jessup Area

ROBBERIES

ASSATEAGUE DR., 7400 block, 2:21 a.m. Nov. 28. Two males accosted a male walking a dog, implied they were armed, and robbed the pedestrian of a wallet and a leather coat.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

BRISTOL CT., 8000 block, 5:42 p.m. Nov. 23. A Honda Accord was stolen.

RAPPAHANNOCK AVE., 7800 block, 9:50 a.m. Nov. 27. A road tractor was stolen.

TAR BAY DR., 7900 block, 8:18 p.m. Nov. 22. A 2002 Chevrolet Express was stolen.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 7700 block, 2 to 10 a.m. Nov. 23. A blue 2002 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck was stolen.

WASHINGTON BLVD., 7900 block, 3:51 a.m. Nov. 21. A Chevrolet Cavalier was stolen.

Laurel Area

ROBBERIES

HOMESTEAD CT., 9600 block, 4:20 p.m. Nov. 27. Two people, one carrying a shotgun, accosted a male selling shoes from a vehicle. The assailants took the vehicle, which was later recovered with its contents.

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

EASTERN MORNING RUN, 8600 block, 5:02 p.m. Nov. 23. A bicycle was stolen from an open garage.

MOTOR VEHICLE THEFTS

CISSELL AVE., 9500 block, 3 p.m. Nov. 27. An attempt was made to steal a vehicle.

KATIE LANE, 9300 block, 6:29 a.m. Nov. 28. An attempt was made to steal a vehicle.

Savage Area

THEFTS/BREAK-INS

WASHINGTON BLVD., 9000 block, 8 p.m. Nov. 28 to 5:24 a.m. Nov. 29. Coins from a register, cigarettes and lighters were stolen at a business entered by forcing a side door open. An attempt was made to force open an automated teller machine.

-- Compiled by LINDA JAMES