Police say legally blind man attacked, robbed in Severn

September 04, 2014

Anne Arundel County Police say a man who is legally blind was attacked and robbed as he walked along a street in Severn early Thursday.

Police said at about 12:35 a.m., officers were called to the 8500 block of Pioneer Drive in Severn for report of strong arm robbery. There a 25-year-old man, who is legally blind, told officers that he was walking along Pioneer Drive when he was attacked by multiple suspects — one grabbed the man from behind and began to choke him while another when into the victim's pocket and removed an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspects then fled on foot. The victim was not injured, and went to his residence to call 911.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the department's Western District at 410-222-6155.

—Staff Reports

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