Woman who answers doorbell at 2:30 a.m. is punched in face

April 29, 1994

A man punched a Glen Burnie woman in the face after she answered her doorbell Sunday morning, county police said.

Bernadette Linton, who lives on Leisure Lane, opened her door shortly before 2:30 a.m. and was hit once in the face by a man who said: "This is for Gerry," according to police

Ms. Linton told police the blow nearly knocked her out. She also said she didn't get a good look at the man or the woman with him. She had never seen either of the suspects before, police said. The pair ran off after the assault.


* Glen Burnie: A cassette player and two speakers were stolen Wednesday from a 1987 Dodge Omni was parked in the 7900 block of Nolpark Court, county police said. The theft occurred between midnight and 9 a.m. The thief entered the car by smashing a vent window on the driver's side.

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