A York, Pa., man was arrested by state police, who said the man threatened employees and customers of the Crossroads Deli, Bakery and Food Market in Fallston with a handgun and then led troopers on a car chase Wednesday.
Police said Logan M. Brent Jr., 66, was charged in the incident with assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a handgun, carrying a concealed weapon and numerous traffic violations.
A man went to the store to get the home address of an 18-year-old cashier, police said. When store managers refused to give the address, the man retrieved a 22-caliber handgun from his car and then threatened the six employees and customers at the store.
The suspect fled the store as state police troopers were arriving, police said. He was apprehended about 3 miles from the store at 3:20 p.m., 20 minutes after police were called.
3 SOLDIERS WOUNDED IN EDGEWOOD SCUFFLE
Three soldiers stationed at Aberdeen Proving Grounds were stabbed during a scuffle outside Fair Lanes Bowling Center in Edgewood last Sunday at 1:20 a.m., the county Sheriff's Department said.
Shaune M. Cole, 18, is in stable condition at Fallston General Hospital, a hospital spokesman said. Roger P. Couillard, 17, and James R. Devlin, 18, were treated and released from the hospital.
Couillard was stabbed in the throat, Cole was stabbed in the shoulder and Devlin received minor injuries to his groin and head, police said.
A preliminary police report said the men were involved in a fight with about 10 youths outside the bowling center in the 1900 block of Pulaski Highway.
Charges have not been filed, but the incident is still under investigation, police said.
ROCK CLIMBER LOSES GRIP, FALLS 60 FEET
A 21-year-old Reisterstown man remains in serious condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center at University Hospital in Baltimore after he fell about 60 feet at Rocks State Park near Forest Hill Monday.
Jason Eagley was injured while rappelling from a rock outcropping. The climber lost his grip of the rope and fell to a ledge about 40 feet from the bottom of the cliff, park officials said.
Other climbers and members of the Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Co. rescued Eagley.
A compilation of some of the crimes reported to Harford County police and state police: Bel Air
East Broadway: A carpet shampooer, floor finish, car stereo and bicycle were taken from a storage shed on Sept. 29, town police said. Total loss: $2,850.
800 block St. George Court: A diamond ring, two videocassette recorders, a telephone and answering machine, three tapes and a wall clock were taken from a house on Sept. 4, the sheriff's department said. Total loss: $5,939.
1300 block Water Vale Road: A television, videocassette recorder and a video rewinder were taken from a house on Sept. 27, the sheriff's department said. Total loss: $725.
400 block Arcadia Drive: A 1988 Oldsmobile, television, videocassette recorder, answering machine and stereo equipment were taken from a house on Sept. 29, the sheriff's department said. Total loss: $10,000.
1000 block Pulaski Highway: Tools valued at $3,436 were taken from Day's Joppa Auto Care, 1014 Pulaski Highway, on Sept. 26, the sheriff's department said.
1200 block Whitaker Mill Road: A metal detector, camera, pellet rifle, stereo equipment, jewelry and cash were taken from a house on Sept. 25, the sheriff's department said. Total loss: $3,335.
1600 block Deep Run Road: Power tools valued at $330 were taken from a house on Sept. 28, the sheriff's department said.
2200 block Line Bridge Road: A $500 outboard motor was stolen from a summer cabin on Sept. 17, the sheriff's department said.