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Man Allegedly Robbed Woman in Wal-Mart Parking Lot

Police said a man robbed a 23-year-old woman in the parking lot of a Glen Burnie Wal-Mart.

A man allegedly robbed a woman in the parking lot of a Glen Burnie Wal-Mart on Friday night, police said.

Officers responded to the located in the 6700 block of Chesapeake Center Drive in Glen Burnie at about 8:20 p.m. Friday for a reported robbery, according to a police press release.

Officers spoke with a 23-year-old woman who said a man approached her while she was at her vehicle in the parking lot, placed an unknown object into her back and took her purse. Police said he threw the purse as he was running from the parking lot and continued to run into the wooded area between Wal-Mart and the nearby Extended Stay Hotel.

Officers set up a perimeter and K-9 units searched for the man. They were unable to locate him.

Sharon Applegarth Simmons-Keller February 28, 2012 at 12:12 PM
Walmart needs to hire more Security Officers for their parking lots. Certainly the good old "Shareholders" of WALMART can make an effort to protect their customers. Their parking lots are becoming a feeding ground for criminals.
Topazhoney7 February 28, 2012 at 09:31 PM
They do need security especially when you take into consideration the lay out of that parking lot, that area is kind of remote.
Maya T. Prabhu March 01, 2012 at 05:17 AM
I've deleted an offensive and racist comment from "nathon forrest" for violating Patch Terms of Use. http://glenburnie.patch.com/terms

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