Armored car guard robbed at gunpoint
Police are looking for the robber of an armored car guard in Columbia yesterday afternoon.
Police said a man held up a Brink's armored car service guard as the guard was entering the First American Bank in the 5900 block of Symphony Woods.
Police said the suspect displayed a handgun as the guard was leaving his truck with bags of money. The suspect snatched an undisclosed amount of money and ran into a nearby wooded area.
Police said a K-9 patrol followed the suspect's trail but lost the scent somewhere in the wooded area.
Police described the suspect as a bearded, white male with short reddish blond hair wearing a dark flannel shirt, blue jeans and a blue baseball cap.
Here are other crimes reported to Howard County police:
6500 block of Sewells Orchard Drive: An open garage was entered after midnight Tuesday. A bike was stolen.
6800 block of Many Days: A screen door was torn between Friday and Monday. There was no entry.
5700 block of Thunder Hill Road: Someone entered through an unlocked window Thursday night.
5200 block of Even Star Place: An open garage was entered overnight Friday and a bike was stolen.
5100 block of Endymion Lane: A TV, VCR, answering machine and jewelry were taken either Friday or Saturday. There was no sign of forced entry.
5900 block of Turnabout Lane: A resident woke up Thursday night to find an unidentified suspect in the house. The suspect ran off with the resident's car, taking a VCR. The car was later found at Abbott House.
10300 block of Owen Brown Road: A door was kicked open overnight Saturday. An unknown number of items was taken.
10600 block of Spotted Horse Lane: A screen door was cut when residents were sleeping July 1. Nothing was taken.
7100 block of Rivers Edge Road: A door was pried over the weekend. There was no entry.
5500 block of Harpers Farm Road: A 1984 Olds Cutlass Supreme was stolen Friday night.
8600 block of Worn Mountain Way: A 1987 Toyota Celica was taken Friday or Saturday.
3600 block of Mount Ida Drive: An man kicked open the door of an apartment and took tables Sunday afternoon.
6800 block of Old Waterloo Road: A stereo, TVs and jewelry were taken from a home between Thursday and Sunday.
6700 block of Conwingo Avenue: A white trailer was stolen between June 3 and July 2.
12100 block of Fulton Estates Court: A video recorder, camera, cash, purse and a remote control helicopter were taken when residents were sleeping overnight Monday. There was no sign of forced entry.
9100 Stebbing Way: A 1991 Plymouth Sundance was stolen overnight Saturday.
13300 block of Forsythe Road: A basement door was pried open overnight July 1. A generator was taken.