NORTH COUNTY--Linthicum * Ferndale * Brooklyn Park * Pumphrey

January 19, 1993

Police seek witnesses to store holdup

Police are looking for witnesses to the Sunday evening holdup at a Brooklyn Park convenience store.

Police said the gunman walked into the 7-Eleven store in the 5600 block of Ritchie Highway at 9 p.m. and demanded money. hTC The clerk complied and the bandit ran out.

Police described the gunman as a black man, 5 feet 5 inches tall, thin build and in his 20s. He was wearing tan pants, brown boots and a red and gray jacket.

Woman reports attempted rape

A 31-year-old woman told police a man tried to rape her early Sunday as she walked on Belle Grove Road.

According to the police report, the woman was walking north near Thomas Avenue at 7:21 a.m. when the suspect stopped his truck, jumped out and grabbed her around the neck. He threw her down and tried to pull her pants down. She managed to break free and crawl under his truck and into the road where a passing motorist stopped and helped her. Police gave no description of the woman's attacker.

POLICE LOG

* Ferndale: A Millersville man reported that someone took the Redskins jacket that he left on a bench when he went to play with his children on a playground in the 400 block of Wellham Ave. Sunday.

* Linthicum: Vandals smashed the window of a 1986 Dodge van that was parked in the 200 block of Sycamore Road Friday.

* Linthicum: Someone smashed the passenger window of a 1985 Toyota that was parked in the 6400 block of Orchard Road Friday.

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