Man robbed at gunpoint outside apartment building

December 11, 1996

A 33-year-old Columbia man was robbed outside his apartment in Harper's Choice village Monday night, Howard County police said yesterday.

Sanford W. Salley Jr. was approached from behind by three men on the sidewalk outside his apartment building, Sgt. Steven Keller, a police spokesman said.

One of the men put a black long-barrel revolver to Salley's head and demanded his money, a police report said. A second man took Salley's wallet, police said, and all three fled on foot.

Salley was not injured in the incident.

The suspects are described as black males, each weighing between 180 and 200 pounds.

One of the suspects is described as having a mustache; standing about 6 feet; wearing a Chicago Bulls baseball cap, a gray hooded sweatshirt and a dark-colored jacket, pants and boots.

Another suspect is 5-foot-10 and was wearing a dark jacket, boots and cap. The third is 5-foot-10 and wearing a blue-and-black plaid sweater coat, dark jeans and light-colored boots.

Pub Date: 12/11/96

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