Banks robbed in Catonsville, Rodgers Forge 3 suspects escape in separate holdups BALTIMORE CITY

December 08, 1992|By Staff Report

Two Baltimore County banks were robbed yesterday, one by men armed with handguns and the other by a man carrying a note claiming he was armed, authorities said.

In Catonsville, two men entered the First Virginia Bank in the 900 block of Frederick Road shortly after the bank opened at 9 a.m. and brandished handguns, police said. The men fled through a rear door with an undisclosed amount of cash.

One robber was described as a black male in his mid- to late 20s, about 6 feet tall and weighing 170 to 180 pounds. He wore a blue bandanna, blue ski mask and sunglasses. The other robber was a white male in his late 20s, about 6 feet tall and weighing about 180 pounds, police said. He wore a blue bandanna over his face and a tan jacket.

In Rodgers Forge, a man claiming to have a gun robbed the Maryland National Bank branch in the 6700 block of York Road, the FBI said.

The man walked in the bank about 1:30 p.m. and handed a teller a note saying that he had a weapon and wanted money. He fled with an undisclosed amount of cash and remained at large last night, the FBI said. A description was unavailable.

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