Robber Grabs Rings And Makes Getaway

Police beat

June 16, 1991

A man snatched two rings from the hand of a sales clerk in a Harundale Mall jewelry store Thursday.

Police said the man asked the clerk in the S & N Katz jewelry store if he could see two diamond rings. As he was being shown the rings, the man grabbed them and ran out of the mall.

Police described the suspect as a black man, about 20 years old, 5-foot-8 and weighing 160 pounds. He was wearing gray sweat pants anda yellow shirt.

The rings' value is $5,799.


A Glen Burnie man received multiple stab wounds during a fight inside the Sierra Night Club in Hanover early Friday morning, police said.

Thomas Lawrence Howard, 25, of the first block of Gatewater Court, was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center by state police helicopter.

He was in critical condition there Friday.

By the time officers arrived at the bar in the 7500 block of Old Telegraph Road, police said, the fight had ended.

RogerEdward Parks Jr., 22, of the first block of Hanford Drive in Harmans, will be charged with assault with intent to murder, police said. Hecould face additional charges if Howard's condition worsens.


A Glen Burnie linen store was robbed Thursday, county police reported.

The robber walked into the store, called Tuesday Morning, in the 300 block of Hospital Drive at about 11:15 a.m. and demanded money.

Holding his hand under the front of his overalls, he said he had a gun, police said. The clerk gave him money and the robber ran toward Crain Highway.

Police described the man as black, about 6-foot-1, 195 pounds, wearing a white shirtand jeans.


An Edgewater man was beaten and robbed Friday morning near Annapolis, police said.

Police said the man was walking along Route 2 near Route 665 when three men began chasing him. They caught him under the Route 50 overpassand robbed him.

Police described the first robber as a 6-foot black man, wearing a white shirt and jeans. Police did not have detaileddescriptions of the other two assailants.

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