Ellicott City/elkridge

June 11, 1993

Gunman robs liquor store

A gunman fled with an undisclosed amount of cash Wednesday morning after ordering a clerk inside Elkridge Liquors to give him the store's money, Howard County police said.

The robbery began about 11 a.m. after a man entered the liquor store in the 5800 block of Washington Blvd. and walked up to the counter to supposedly purchase a six-pack of beer, police said.

While at the counter, the man produced a large-caliber handgun and announced the robbery, police said.

gave the clerk a plastic bag and ordered the clerk to put the money into the bag.

ZTC After getting the money, the gunman fled on foot, police said.

The robber is described as a white male, in his 30s or 40s, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a medium build and salt-and-pepper-colored hair, police said.


*Elkridge: 7700 block of Port Capital Drive: Someone stole a $2,500 computer from Lucas Bros. Inc. between 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. Wednesday.

*Ellicott City: 12500 block of Triadelphia Road: Two men tried to enter a rear door at a home about 12:15 p.m. Tuesday but were scared away by the resident. The would-be intruders left in a small, pink-and-beige car. One man is described as a cleanshaven white male, between 20 and 25, 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a medium build. The second man is described as a stocky white male, between 20 and 25, 5 feet 6 inches tall, with muscular legs. He was wearing shorts.

13100 block of Williamsfield Drive: A rear sliding glass door was found opened between 8:20 a.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday. It wasn't clear whether property was stolen, police said.

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