Man charged in theft of hotel clerk's purse

August 22, 1994

A man was arrested Friday morning in the theft of over $300 from a desk clerk at a Holiday Inn in the 200 block of Holiday Court, police said.

The suspect was charged with theft over $300. The incident occurred shortly after 4 a.m. Friday.

The desk clerk told police a man jumped behind the counter, stole her purse and ran out of the hotel.

She gave police a description of the man. Someone who fit the description was spotted a short time later on Aris T. Allen Boulevard near Riva Road, police said. He was taken back to the hotel, where the clerk identified him, police said.

Virgil Edward Brown, 32, of the 800 block of West Central Ave. in Davidsonville, was charged.

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