City / County Digest

CITY / COUNTY DIGEST

August 08, 2008

Baltimore

N. Charles Street

$25,000 reward offered by FBI in robbery attempt at bank

The Baltimore office of the FBI is offering a reward of $25,000 for information leading to the identification, indictment and conviction of the men who attempted to rob a Loomis Armored employee Wednesday afternoon outside a bank in the 400 block of N. Charles St.

FBI Agent Richard Wolf, spokesman for the Baltimore-Delaware offices of the bureau, said a Loomis employee was depositing cash into an ATM outside Bank of America about 3 p.m. when two men, one armed with a handgun, attempted to rob him. He said anyone with information is urged to call the FBI at 410-265-8080.

Traffic

Congestion is expected near festival and derby

Transportation officials are warning motorists of traffic congestion this weekend near Pimlico Race Course, where Virgin Mobile Festival is being held, and on Hillen Road for the Charm City Soapbox Derby. Parking will be restricted on streets around the race course, which is in the 5200 block of Park Heights Ave. in Northwest Baltimore, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. tomorrow and Sunday. Improperly parked cars will be towed to Clyburn Avenue. people can call 311 to determine the location of a vehicle. Tomorrow, northbound Hillen Road will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. from 33rd Street to Kennewick Road for the soapbox derby.

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