Pair sought in armed robbery of Westminster Rite Aid worker

November 17, 1995

Police are looking for a man and a woman they believe are responsible for the armed robbery of a Rite Aid employee in Westminster yesterday afternoon.

According to police, an employee of the Rite Aid in the 140 Village shopping center was driving to the bank with the store's money bag when she noticed a man in his 20s arguing with a woman on the sidewalk.

The employee told police that the woman, who had blond hair and was short with a medium build, stepped off the sidewalk directly in front of her car.

The man, who had long blond hair and a scar on his left cheek, opened the car door and threatened the employee with a hunting knife. The man, who was wearing a black coat and blue jeans, took the money bag and fled on foot.

Police said the woman, who was wearing a white coat, also disappeared after the robbery.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Westminster City Police at 848-4646 or, if they wish to remain anonymous, 857-TIPS.

Police

Westminster: A resident of Lauterbach Road in Finksburg reported Tuesday that someone took an $80 car phone from his vehicle while it was parked at Fairground Village shopping center.

Westminster: An resident of East Green Street in Westminster reported Tuesday that someone removed license plates from his vehicle while it was parked at Western Maryland College.

Westminster: An employee at Bowen Auto on East Main Street in Westminster reported Wednesday that someone cut the vinyl roof on a car in the company lot. The damage was estimated at $450.

Fire

Westminster: Westminster and Reese firefighters responded to a car fire in the 300 block of Ridge Road on Wednesday at 4:01 p.m. Units were out 30 minutes.

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