Woman forced to take cash from an ATMA Severn woman was...

July 16, 1996

Woman forced to take cash from an ATM

A Severn woman was abducted at knifepoint in her home Friday and forced to withdraw money from an automated teller machine, county police said.

The victim, 36, of the 8200 block of Severn Orchard Circle told police she was awakened about 3: 30 a.m. by a man who entered her home through an open side window and picked up a knife from the kitchen.

The man demanded money and the woman complied. Then the man ordered her to drive him to the Bank of Glen Burnie in the 800 block of Reece Road, where he forced her to withdraw an undisclosed amount of money, police said.

The bandit then ordered the woman to drive him to Pioneer City, where he got out of the car and ran toward the Pioneer Food Mart, police said.

Police did not have a detailed description of the man.

Man charged with theft and breaking into a car

Police arrested a Baltimore man Sunday on charges he broke into a 1994 Ford Thunderbird and stole a check book and credit cards, county police said.

Richard Scott Markey, 24, of the 1400 block of Hull St. was charged with theft.

A security guard for the Cancun Cantina bar in the 7500 block of Old Telegraph Road called police to the bar shortly before 2 a.m.

The guard told the officers he saw a man inside a white Ford Thunderbird just moments before the owner of the car, Paul K. Moody, told him a check book and credit cards were missing from his car.

The guard told police he also saw the man near a 1991 Mazda Miata shortly after midnight.

While searching the area, the guard found the man he saw inside the Thunderbird asleep in a blue 1973 Volkswagen, police said.

I= Officers arrested the man after the guard identified him.

Pub Date: 7/16/96

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