Attempted Carjacking Occurs on Ritchie Highway

Police were not able to locate the suspect after the incident that happened on Tuesday.

A woman told police that a man approached her as she was walking to her car, displayed a gun and tried to steal her car in Glen Burnie on Tuesday afternoon.

According to a press release from Anne Arundel County police, officers from the Northern District responded to the Shell gas station located in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway for a report of an attempted carjacking just after noon Tuesday. 

The woman reportedly pushed the man who tried to steal her car and ran away.

Police were unable to locate the man who fled in the direction of the AMF Bowling located in the 6600 block of Ritchie Highway.

If you have information about this incident, contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 866-7LOCKUP or text “MCS" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Phone calls are not recorded and callers remain anonymous.


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