Cockeysville woman arrested in July 30 home invasion robbery, assault

Police say woman entered house, fought with resident and took items

  • Baltimore County Police say Lenny Carela, 38, has been charged with armed robbery, first-degree assault and 12 other counts in connection with a July 30 home invasion robbery.
Baltimore County Police say Lenny Carela, 38, has been charged… (Baltimore County Police…)
August 21, 2012|Staff reports

Baltimore County Police say they've arrested a 38-year-old Cockeysville woman and charged her with armed robbery, first-degree assault and 12 other counts in connection with a July 30 home invasion robbery in the unit block of Valley Crossing Circle.

Lenny Carela, 38, of the unit block of Breezy Tree Court, charged with breaking into the home of a woman while the woman was walking her dog.

According to the initial police report, the incident occurred between 8:10 and 8:26 a.m. July 30, when the victim returned home to find an intruder inside, holding the victim's purse and cell phone.

The victim confronted the intruder, and a physical fight followed in which the assailant attempted to choke the victim, threatened her with a knife and dragged her to the basement. According to the police report, the assailant took the purse, which contained cell phone and credit cards.

Carela is held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center, police said.

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