Robbery, Burglary Highlight Police Calls This Week
Weekly roundup of crime-related events in Precinct One of the Baltimore County Police Department.
Sept. 29: Robbery, 10:08 p.m., BP Gasoline, 607 Frederick Road: The suspect followed the victim into the locked cashier area when the victim wasn't looking, according to police. The suspect then began punching the victim in the face and demanded money from the register. The victim grabbed a pair of scissors, which caused the suspect to grab the cashier drawer and run from the gas station. The victim chased the suspect off the property.
Sept. 30: Second-degree burglary, 10 p.m., Shell Gas Station, 925 Frederick Road: The suspect disabled the alarm and entered the station store through the rear door, stealing several cartons of cigarettes and cash, according to police.
Oct. 3: Armed robbery with a knife, 4:32 p.m., 700 N. Rolling Road: The victim told police he was waiting for a cab outside Harbor Hospital in Baltimore city when the suspect approached him and offered him a ride for a cheaper price than the cab. The victim then got in the suspect's car and the two drove off. The suspect drove to Catonsville and cashed a check at a local business and then stopped on North Rolling Road in Catonsville, where the two argued over the price of a ride. The suspect then pulled out a knife and demanded money. The victim handed over cash and got out of the suspect's car.