Reward Offered For Tips On Good Samaritan Attack

January 06, 1991

Metro Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of suspects wanted for theNov. 23 attack on and beating of a Joppatowne man.

Police gave this account of the incident:

The victim was walking near the Trimble and Joppa Farm roads intersection at about 11:45 p.m. when he stopped to help a man who was bleeding from his arm, the county Sheriff's Department said.

The manoffered the injured man a bandanna to stop the bleeding. The injuredman was with a male companion.

After a brief conversation, the victim left the two men. As he walked away, the two men attacked him.

The attackers beat the man, kicking him in the ribs and back, police said. They also rifled the victim's pockets and took an undetermined amount of cash.

The victim was flown to University Hospital's Shock Trauma Unit in Baltimore. He was released on Nov. 26, a hospital spokesman said.

The first suspect is described as a white male with long hair, weighing about 160 pounds. He is about 6 feet tall, police said, and has dirty blond shoulder-length hair.

A second suspect is described as a black male who weighs about 160 pounds and is about 5 feet 8 inches tall, the department said. He is described as having a slight mustache.

Police believe both suspects to be in their mid-20s.

To provide information on the incident, call the Crime Stoppers hot line at 276-8888. Callers to the line do not have to give their names.

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