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Police add insult to injury after mugging

Police add insult to injury after mugging

On June 15th I was mugged for the first time in my life, for a bicycle with about zero resale value and shoddy brakes. I was accosted by a group of about 15 youths on the Gwynns Falls Trail and escaped unscathed, minus a bicycle. Traumatic, yes. But it could have been worse. Little did I know that it was only the beginning of my ordeal. I quickly dialed 9-1-1 and spent an unacceptable amount of time on hold, before being connected with a dispatcher who gets a D- for her knowledge of the city's geography. I walked north along the trail in the direction of the Southwestern District police station. I arrived in moments and knocked on the door, and a brash young officer opened it, and...

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