Driver evades armed man at ATM

April 20, 1994

A 43-year-old Columbia woman sped off after an armed man threatened her as she sat in her car at an automated teller machine in Owen Brown early yesterday.

Howard County police said the man pointed a handgun at the victim and motioned her to exit the vehicle. But the woman screamed, drove to a nearby Giant Food parking lot and ran inside.

The man was described as black, about 17 years old and standing 5 feet 3 inches to 5 feet 6 inches tall. He had short hair and wore an orange Starter jacket.

POLICE LOG

* Long Reach: 8300 block of Silver Trumpet Drive: A green 1993 Subaru Legacy with Maryland tags 085 AHW was stolen early Saturday morning.

* Owen Brown: 6400 block of Dobbin Road: Someone attempted to break into a Kmart store by pulling open an exterior flower shop door early Saturday, police said.

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