Two suspects were arrested for a home robbery Sunday afternoon after they struck a resident with a baseball bat.
Baytown police said Christen Anthony and Agustine Smith, who the victim knew, entered the home through a window and said they were there to rob him.
“The complainant reported he ran to the other side of the house, but the actors chased him,” Jason Kelly, Baytown police spokesman, said. “The actors struck him with a baseball bat multiple times. The complainant sustained a laceration above his right eye from the assault.”
The suspects took televisions and a PlayStation from the home.
After locating Smith and Anthony, both were charged with aggravated robbery.
A woman threatened a loss prevention officer at Macy’s with pepper spray, as she and two men left the store with $1,000 worth of merchandise Friday afternoon.
According to Baytown police, the prevention officers saw the suspects taking items and attempted to stop the woman.
“The female pointed pepper spray at the loss prevention officer and told her she would spray her,” Kelly said, Baytown police spokesman. “The loss prevention officer stepped away and the actors left the store.”
The suspects were last seen driving south on Garth Road in a white passenger car.
• A burglary of a vehicle was reported in the 4300 block of Interstate 10 Monday afternoon. About $400 cash was reported stolen.
• A theft was reported in the 5000 block of Garth Road Sunday night. Ten Dewalt drills valued at $1,630 were reported stolen.
• A theft occurred in the 6400 block of Garth Road Monday afternoon. Over $200 in merchandise was stolen from the store.
• A theft of a gaming system valued at $400 was reported in the 2700 block of Ward Road Monday afternoon.
• A theft of clothes valued at $282 occurred in the 4900 block of Garth Road Monday afternoon.
Police Beat is compiled from Baytown Police Department reports and officer interviews. Those reports are available on the city website at www.baytown.org.
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