Knife wielder suspected in several robberies

January 25, 1995

A man armed with a butcher knife robbed a Glen Burnie liquor store Monday night of an undetermined amount of money, county police said.

The man walked into Honey Bee Liquors in the 7500 block of Ritchie Highway about 9:30 p.m. He took a bottle of wine to the counter and pulled out a knife when the cashier rang up the sale. He demanded that the cashier give him the money and then reached over the counter and took all the cash, police said.

Police believe the same man may have robbed a Shell gasoline station in the 3900 block of Mountain Road shortly before 2 a.m. Monday.

The suspect was described as a black male in his late 20s, 6 feet tall and weighing about 150 pounds. He was wearing a black and light gray checkered flannel coat, blue jeans, a blue hooded sweat shirt, leather gloves and a neoprene face mask.

Man with shotgun robs motorist

A man armed with a shotgun robbed a Glen Burnie man yesterday morning at a NationsBank branch in the 7200 block of Ritchie Highway, county police said.

Wayne Allen Kruemmel, 26, got out of his car about 6:30 a.m. to make a withdrawal from the machine. A man in a ski mask and a black leather knee-length coat walked up behind him and demanded his money, automated teller machine card and his personal identification number. Mr. Kruemmel complied, and the robber ran south and disappeared into some bushes, police said.

The suspect was described as a black male in his mid-20s, 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighing 175 to 185 pounds, police said.

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