County police were looking yesterday for a man who threatened to kill a newspaper delivery man with an ax at a Glen Burnie gas station.
Officers said they were called to Hildebrand's Service station in the 6800 block of Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard at about 3:30 a.m. Monday.
A 50-year-old man there told the officers that when he arrived atthe station, another man was standing at the gas pumps. The man began swinging an ax, threatening to kill him.
The assailant ran away before police arrived, the police report said.
Police described the assailant as a black male, about 5 feet 1 inch tall and wearing a blue-hooded jacket.
ODENTON FENCE FIRE, 5 UNDER INVESTIGATION
County police and fire officials are investigating a suspicious fence firein Odenton Friday.
The police report said a privacy fence at Redmore Drive near Redbridge Drive was on fire at about 5 a.m. Witnesses said a man was seen loitering in the area a few minutes before the blaze.
The officers extinguished the fire and called the fire department to determine how the fire started.
A compilation of some of the crimes reported to Anne Arundel County police and state police:
1400 block of Tenbury Commons: Nov. 29, entry gained through the window. Answering machine taken. Total loss: $75.
1100 block of Latrobe Drive: Dec. 1, entry gained through the window. Jewelry and other property taken.
700 block of Walnut Avenue: Dec. 28, entry gained through the door. Video games and cash taken. Total loss: $558.
1300 block of Dorsey Road: Nov. 27, entry gained through the door. Generator taken. Total loss: $980.
2000 block of Citrus Avenue: Nov. 28, entry gained through the door. Jewelry taken. Total loss: Unknown.
900 block of Long View Avenue: Dec. 2, entry gained through the door. Money and other property taken. Total loss: $772.
8400 block of Fort Smallwood Road: Dec. 2, entry gained through the door. Money taken. Total loss: $330.