Man is robbed at gunpoint while using ATM machine

January 19, 1996

A Glen Burnie man was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday as he was withdrawing money from an automated teller machine, county police said.

Lawrence Snyder, 34, told police that he was using the ATM outside the Motor Vehicle Administration building shortly before 9 p.m. when a man with a semiautomatic handgun approached and demanded cash.

Mr. Snyder gave him an undisclosed amount of money, police said, and the bandit ran north on Ritchie Highway.

4 men in white ski masks assault man outside mall

A man was beaten and kicked by a group of men wearing white ski masks in an unprovoked attack outside the Glen Burnie Mall Tuesday, county police said.

John Wright Rogers, 18, of Glen Burnie told police that he had left Dick's Sporting Goods about 3 p.m when four men, wearing black coats and jackets and white ski masks, surrounded him.

The men did not say anything but beat Mr. Rogers, knocked him down and kicked him before they ran away, police said.

5) Mr. Rogers was not seriously injured.

Baltimore man charged with stealing stereo system

A Baltimore man was arrested Tuesday and charged with stealing a $400 stereo system from the Glen Burnie Montgomery Ward, county police said.

Dan McCumbers, a security officer for the store in the 6700 block of Ritchie Highway, told police that shortly before 3 p.m. he saw a man pick up a $400 Sony ministereo, carry it down an escalator and walk outside, police said. Mr. McCumbers held the man until an officer arrived.

Roland Purnell King, 29, of the 1000 block of Alexander Ave. was charged with felony theft and giving a false statement.

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