Armed man robs Woodbine convenience store, flees

October 14, 1997

A man robbed a Woodbine convenience store of an undisclosed amount of money late Sunday and fled on foot, state police said.

Police said the man walked into a 7-Eleven store in the 7600 block of Woodbine Road at 9: 54 p.m. and said, "This is a holdup."

The cashier removed a drawer from the register and put it on the counter, police said. The robber, who displayed a weapon, grabbed a small amount of money and fled across the store's parking lot, police said. The cashier was unhurt.

Police used dogs and a helicopter to search for the man but were unsuccessful.

Anyone with information about the incident may call Tfc. William Corun at the Westminster barracks of the Maryland State Police at 410-848-3111.

Fire

Winfield: Firefighters responded at 8: 37 p.m. Friday to a wash detail in the 5600 block of Manor Drive. Units were out 30 minutes.

Lisbon: Winfield assisted Lisbon in Howard County at 7: 07 p.m. Thursday, responding to a brush fire in the 1400 block of Hoods Mill Road. Units were out 20 minutes.

Pub Date: 10/14/97

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