Man who used knife to rob store is sought by police

January 12, 1998

State police are looking for a knife-wielding man who robbed a Woodbine convenience store Thursday night and ran away with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police said a man entered the 7-Eleven store in the 7600 block of Woodbine Road at 9: 55 p.m. and demanded money from the clerk after flashing a knife. Investigators said no one was injured.

The robber had brown hair and was in his mid- to-late 20s. He was wearing a checkered green flannel shirt, blue jeans, baseball cap and blue-tinted sunglasses, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident may call Detective Sgt. Bruce Smith at the Westminster barracks, 410-876-8989 or 410-848-3111.

Fire

Pleasant Valley: Firefighters responded at 10: 22 a.m. Thursday to a collapsed building in the 1100 block of South Pleasant Valley Road. Units were out 55 minutes.

Westminster: Firefighters from Pleasant Valley, Reese and Manchester assisted Westminster at 7: 26 a.m. Thursday, responding to a building fire in the first block of Aileron Court.

Police

Westminster: A West Main Street resident told police Thursday that an electric stove was stolen from a home on Pennsylvania Avenue. The loss was estimated at $150.

Westminster: A Stoner Avenue resident reported Thursday that a camera, purse and money were stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked outside her home. The loss was estimated at $265.

Westminster: A Hook Road resident told police Thursday that an amplifier was stolen from his vehicle while it was parked outside his home. The loss was estimated at $600.

Pub Date: 1/12/98

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