High's robbers menace clerk with a gun

November 16, 1993

Howard County police are investigating the armed robbery of a Jessup convenience store Saturday night, when two men escaped with cash and lottery tickets.

At 8:50 p.m., the two men entered a High's store in the 7900 block of Washington Blvd. and approached the cashier. One of the men, who was armed, grabbed the woman and put a gun to her side while his partner ordered her to open both cash registers.

Police said the men took an undisclosed amount of cash and lottery tickets before fleeing the store. No injuries were reported.

The armed robber is described as a black male, about 30 to 40 years old with a mustache. He is about 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 180 pounds. Police said the man wore blue jeans, a blue jacket and a blue baseball cap.

The other bandit, also a black male about 30 to 40 years old, is 6 feet 2 inches tall and was wearing a blue jacket, blue sweat pants and a blue baseball cap.

Anyone with information should call Howard County police at 313-2266.


* North Laurel: 9400 block of Fairview Ave.: A white $75 bathroom light set and a beige $25 light fixture were stolen from a resident's drive-way Thursday or Friday, police said.

9700 block of Covered Wagon Drive: A house was ransacked and the living room extensively damaged Friday. A stereo, microwave, compact discs and jewelry were taken.

9700 block of Covered Wagon Drive: A stereo and cash were stolen Friday or Saturday after someone forced the front door.

* Scaggsville: 8800 block of Bluebird Trace: A shotgun and rifle were taken between Nov. 7 and last Tuesday. Police said the home was probably entered through an unlocked garage door.

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