Westminster convenience store is robbed by man carrying rifle

January 11, 1994

Westminster police are looking for a man who used a rifle to rob the Little George's convenience store in the 200 block of E. Main St. Sunday night.

Police said the robber wore a bandanna over his face and was armed with a rifle when he entered the store at 6:48 p.m. and demanded money.

A store employee gave the man an undetermined amount of cash, and he fled. City police and K-9 dogs searched the area but could not find the robber.

Lt. Dean Brewer described the suspect as white, 6 feet tall, with a thin build and black hair, and wearing old clothing.

Lieutenant Brewer said police are looking for a small, dark-colored vehicle that may be connected to the crime.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Westminster police at 848-4646 or 857-TIPS.

POLICE

* Westminster: Westminster Motors on Baltimore Boulevard told city police Jan. 3 that the window of a car on the lot had been smashed. Damage was estimated at $122.

An East Main Street resident told police Friday that his front door was damaged. The loss was estimated at $50.

A resident of Murray Road in Finksburg told police Saturday that her 1992 Astro van had been taken from Cranberry Mall. The loss is estimated at $10,000.

Two Oxwed Court residents told police Saturday that somebody had stolen a snake and money from an apartment on West Main Street. The loss is estimated at $280.

The U.S. Postal Service told city police Saturday that someone had put a lighted cigarette into a mailbox at Cranberry Mall. No loss was reported.

A Charles Street resident told police Saturday that somebody had removed property worth $10 from her porch.

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