Woman Reports Purse Snatching in Glen Burnie

The victim was not injured during the incident that took place Thursday night, according to police.

A woman told police she was approached from behind by a man who demanded she turn over her purse and belongings on Thursday night in Glen Burnie. Police said the woman was not injured during the incident.

According to a press release from Anne Arundel County police, officers from the northern district responded to the 7700 block of Hancock Lane in an apartment community for a report of a robbery at about 8:20 p.m. Thursday.

Police said the woman gave her property to the suspect, who reportedly ran to a waiting vehicle that was parked nearby and drove on to Oakwood Road.

Although police conducted a search of the area, they were unable to locate the suspect or the vehicle.

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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