Police: Tobacco Store Robbed at Knifepoint

In a separate incident, police said two men robbed a 26-year-old man as he walked in the area of Hospital Drive on Monday afternoon.


Glen Burnie: Armed robbery

Two men allegedly robbed the Tobacco Store in Glen Burnie on Monday afternoon, according to a police press release.

Officers responded to the store, located in the 300 block of Crain Highway South, at about 3:10 p.m. Monday for a reported armed robbery.

Police spoke with a female employee who said two men entered the store, pulled a knife and demanded money. The suspects took cash and cigarettes from the store, as well as cash from the victim, before running out the front door in an undetermined direction, police said.

Officers, a K-9 unit and the aviation unit searched the area, but were unable to find the suspects, police said.

Glen Burnie: Robbery

Two men robbed a man as he walked on a dirt patch near Hospital Drive on Monday afternoon, police said.

Officers responded to the 300 block of Hospital Drive in Glen Burnie for a reported robbery, according to a press release.

The officers spoke with a 26-year-old man who said he was walking along the dirt path behind the 300 block of Hospital Drive when two men approached him and asked for a cigarette. The victim said the men proceeded to punch, kick and hit him with sticks before taking money from him and running toward Hidden Brook Apartments.

Officers searched the area but were unable to find the men, police said.


This activity report is a selection of local incidents provided as a public service to the community and compiled by Patch. It is not a complete listing of all events and crimes reported.

Phillip February 28, 2012 at 05:26 PM
I don't see any descriptions of the criminals. Young, old, tall, short, fat skinny, black, white ? Since both stories indicate two men one has to wonder if they are related.
Phillip February 28, 2012 at 05:30 PM
Also, is the young man that was beat doing ok? or we don't know?
Maya T. Prabhu February 28, 2012 at 05:39 PM
Police didn't release information on the victim. And the information on the suspects was vague, but they were not related.


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