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February 23, 1996

Armed, disguised man robs dry cleaner

A man in disguise and armed with a shotgun robbed Glen Burnie Valet Dry Cleaners of an undisclosed amount of money Wednesday, county police said.

Three employees told police that a man wearing a blond wig, dark-rimmed sunglasses, a tan raincoat and a bright orange sweater walked into the store in the 200 block of Crain Highway shortly after 7:30 p.m.

He pulled out a sawed-off shotgun, announced a robbery, and forced the employees into a store bathroom. The man then took money from cash registers and ran, police said.

Youth group holding program to fight hunger

A group of youths will gather at Faith Baptist Church in Glen Burnie this weekend to fast for 30 hours to help raise awareness and money for the fight against hunger.

The annual 30 Hour Famine program is an international effort sponsored by World Vision, a Christian relief and development organization. The event will begin at 5 p.m. today. More than 25 area residents are expected to participate. Participants are asking family, friends and neighbors to sponsor them.

Faith Baptist Church is at 7378 Furnace Branch Road. Information: 761-5346.

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