West Columbia

February 22, 1993

Police are seeking 2 men after attempted holdup

Howard County police are searching for two young men who tried to rob a 30-year-old Virginia man as he locked his car in a parking garage in Town Center Thursday night.

The victim was uninjured, police said.

Shortly after 9:30 p.m. Thursday, two men wearing ski masks approached the man in a parking garage in the 10200 block of Wincopin Circle, police said.

One of the masked men, armed with a handgun, demanded the victim's cash, police said. Then both robbers searched the victim and ran away when they found no money.

The gunman is described as a black male, between 16 to 18, about 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was wearing dark clothing and a dark ski mask, police said.

The second robber is described as a black male between 16 and 18 and 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was wearing white pants, a white sweat shirt and a blue ski mask, police said.


* Town Center: 10300 block of Little Patuxent Parkway: A gold 1985 Dodge Charger was stolen between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

* Harper's Choice: : An undisclosed amount of cash and liquor were stolen between 7:15 a.m. and 4:05 p.m. Wednesday.

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