Ellicott City/elkridge

July 29, 1993

Police are seeking man who robbed High's store

Howard County police are looking for a man who robbed an Elkridge High's store Tuesday afternoon by threatening employees with a handgun, police said.

The man was described as black, in his mid-20s to 30s, 5-feet-8-inches tall and 160 to 180 pounds. He wore a multicolored shirt, dark pants and carried a motorcycle helmet, police said.

About 4 p.m. on Tuesday, the man entered the store in the 6200 block of Washington Blvd. and handed a note to one of the two female employees behind the counter.

Police said the man then raised his shirt to reveal the handgun, and the employees gave him $50 in cash.

The suspect forced both employees into a storage room before fleeing south on Washington Boulevard in a gray two-door car, police said.

POLICE LOG

* Elkridge: 7400 block of Washington Blvd.: A rear door of the Trinity Episcopal church was pried open, and microwave ovens, a refrigerator, a ceiling fan and a chandelier were stolen late Saturday or early Sunday, police said.

* Ellicott City: 2800 block of Greenway Drive: A man awakened by his car's alarm system saw a suspect outside his home and chased him before calling police early Tuesday morning. The resident found that the screen on his garage window had been cut, but no entry was made, police said.

8600 block of Spruce Run Court: A $125 car phone was stolen from a car early Sunday morning.

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