Sandwich shop on U.S. 40 robbed clerk, 17, unhurt

September 06, 1995

A gunman robbed an Ellicott City sandwich shop Sunday, fleeing with an undisclosed amount of money, Howard County police said.

The 17-year-old clerk from Glenelg was not injured in the 8 p.m. robbery of the Subway in the 9200 block of U.S. 40, police said.

According to police, the robber showed the clerk a revolver, ordered him to get cash from the register, then to lie on the floor. The robber then fled, police said.

He was described as a slim, 5-foot-7-inch black man, 25 to 30 years old, with a gold front tooth. He wore a blue, yellow and white Nautica polo shirt, police said.

POLICE LOG

* Ellicott City: 2400 block of McKenzie Road: A riding lawn mower was stolen from a home's shed Monday, police said.

4500 block of Kings Cut Court: Robbers broke a home's basement doorknob and ransacked the house between Thursday and Monday. Police said a mountain bike, tools, champagne, a stereo and computer equipment were stolen.

9000 block of Frederick Road: A gray 1989 Dodge Caravan with Maryland tags 241133 was stolen Saturday or Sunday, police said.

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