West Columbia

November 20, 1992

Man robbed, cut on ear in assault near mall

Three men attacked a 30-year-old Columbia man early Tuesday near the Columbia Mall and stole about $5 from him, Howard County police said.

The man was taken to Howard County General Hospital, where he received several stitches for a cut on one of his ears, police said.

The man was attacked at about 12:45 a.m. on Turnabout Lane while walking home from the Columbia Mall, police said.

Without provocation, three men attacked him with their hands and possibly a knife, police said. During the assault, one of the attackers took his keys and about $5 from his pockets, police said. After the attack, the man ran home and called an ambulance, police said.

Board appoints Waller Columbia Council rep

The Town Center village board has appointed Suzanne S. Waller as Columbia Council representative for the Town Center village association.

Ms. Waller served as chairwoman to the board and chairwoman of the Columbia Combined Board. She is replacing Joseph Merke, who resigned.

Donna Rice, vice-chair of the village board, was elected chairwoman; Greg Williams was elected vice-chair.


* Town Center: 10200 block of Wincopin Circle: Someone smashed a driver's side window of a 1986 Honda Accord Sunday and stole a $150 Guess blue jean jacket from the back seat.

10200 block of Wincopin Circle: A sticker containing a racial slur was found on a lamp post near Clyde's Restaurant on Wednesday.

* Harper's Choice: 5400 block of Harper's Farm Road: Someone broke into a 1990 Pontiac LeMans on Monday or Tuesday and stole an AM-FM cassette player, a $50 side view mirror and a $10 hubcap.

Cedar Lane and Harper's Farm Road: A motorist reported something struck her car Monday at 6:30 p.m. She found three small dents on the driver's door. It appears someone used a BB gun to damage the car.

* Wilde Lake: 10500 block of Marble Faun Court: Someone stole a wallet from an employee's purse at the Columbia Montessori School on Tuesday.

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