Gunman robs fast-food restaurant

July 18, 1996

A Linthicum fast-food restaurant was robbed Tuesday by a gunman who accosted two employees as they left the building, county police said.

The employees told police that they were leaving the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in the 700 block of Nursery Road about 10: 45 p.m. when a man with a handgun approached them.

The man forced them back into the restaurant and into the manager's office, where he pointed the weapon at the manager and demanded money from the safe, police said.

The gunman took money from the safe and told the employees to lie on the floor and not to move, police said. The man ran out of the building, got into a car driven by another man and they sped off, police said.

Police did not find the robbers. A detailed description of the gunman was not given.

30 pounds of frozen turkey is stolen from trailer

Someone stole $100 worth of frozen turkey Tuesday from a trailer parked in a Brooklyn Park neighborhood, county police said.

Tracy Hall of the 1100 block of Crain Highway in Glen Burnie called police shortly after 7 p.m. and told them someone had broken into a 40-foot trailer, owned by the Missouri-based Prime Inc., that he had parked on a lot near Belle Grove Road at 10th Avenue about 1 p.m.

When he returned six hours later, he found the trailer door unlocked and an empty box on the ground that had held 30 pounds of turkey, police said.

Pub Date: 7/18/96

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