A 22-year-old Glen Burnie man who was arrested in December after he called for a cab and instead got the police pleaded guilty yesterday to robbing a 7-Eleven store.
Hilton Edward Brooks, of the 7800 block Myers Drive, will be sentenced Sept. 28.
His lawyer tried unsuccessfully to persuade Judge Raymond G. Thieme Jr. that his client's actions didn't fit the legal definition of robbery.
The clerk of the 7-Eleven store in the 500 block Donaldson Ave. in Severn told police that on Dec. 29, a man wearing a Los Angeles Raiders jacket had walked into the store with his hands in his pockets and said, "Pops, this is a stickup. I don't want anyone to get hurt."