A 39-year-old Brooklyn Park woman was the victim of a purse-snatching as she walked to a dentist's office on Ritchie Highway.
County police said the woman was walking to the office near the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Ritchie Highway at about 5:45 p.m. when the robber walked up behind her and snatched her purse.
Police described the robber as a white woman with brown hair, 5 feet 5 inches tall, and wearing a beige sweater and blue jeans.
TEEN LOSES JACKET IN ARMED MUGGING
A 16-year-old Glen Burnie youth was robbed of his baseball jacket at gunpoint Sunday morning, county police reported.
According to police, the youth was at a party in a home on Winston Road in Riviera Beach at about 12:30 a.m. when another teen-ager asked him to come outside.
Once outside, the teen-ager pulled out a gun and demanded the boy's N.Y. Yankees jacket.
The 16-year-old complied and the robber left in a gray Ford Escort with three other people.
Police described the robber as a black man in his late teens. He was 5 feet 9 inches tall and had a gold front tooth.
1600 block of Crain Highway: Jan. 16, entry gained through a door. Money taken. Total loss: $7.
Patuxent Mobile Estates: Jan. 10. Appliances taken. Total loss: Unknown.
8900 block of Fort Smallwood Road: Jan. 17, entry gained through a door. Handgun taken. Total loss: $200.