Armed Men Steal Case Of Baby Food

Police beat

December 05, 1991

Two men who paid for $40 worth of groceries at a Giant store in Annapolis displayed a gun to a cashier who tried to charge them for a case of baby formula Tuesday.

According to the police report, the pair came through a check-out lane of the store, which is in the 2300 block of Forest Drive. They put several items on the counter that totaled about $40. As they were leaving, the clerk noticed a case of baby formula that cost about $56 on the bottom rack of their grocery cart.

When he told the men that he had to charge them, one of them replied, "You don't have to do that," and lifted his jacket up, revealinga gun.

The clerk did not argue with the pair, and they left the store,police said.

Police described the robbers only as black men in their late 20s.

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A Millersville woman told police that two men in a pickup truck tried to kidnap her Sunday as she was walking along Veteran's Highway.

Police describedthe men as white and in their 30s. One was wearing a plaid shirt, jeans and a baseball hat.

Annapolis:

Unit block of E. Lake Drive:Dec. 2, entry gained through the door. Money taken. Total loss: $103.

Crofton:

1100 block of Charring Cross Lane: Nov. 29, entry gained through the door. Appliances taken. Total loss:$515.

Harwood:

1200 block of Vintage Drive: Dec. 2, entry gained through the door. Appliances and jewelry taken. Total loss: $4,400.

Hanover:

7400 block of Ridge Road: Dec. 2, entry gained through the door. Car parts taken. Total loss: $500.

Odenton:

1700 block of Midway Road: Dec. 2, entry gained through the door. Tools taken. Total loss: $687.

Pasadena:

400 block of Magothy Bridge Road: Dec. 2, entry gained through the front door. Jewelry taken. Total loss: $550.

Jessup:

7400 block of Wigley Avenue: Dec. 2, entry gained through thedoor. Tools taken. Total loss: $900.

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