Crime, Emergency Response

Overlea convenience store robbed, 2 attempted robberies reported

Armed RobberyPolice are investigating a robbery and two attempted robberies that were reported on Monday.

At just before 7 a.m., a man was approached by another man who brandished a knife and demanded money in the 200 block of Mace Avenue in Essex (21221). After a brief verbal altercation, the suspect fled the scene.

At just before 5:30 p.m., an armed individual approached a woman and demanded his money in the 5600 block of Utrecht Road (21206). When the victim stated that she did not have any money, the suspect fled. Nothing was taken.

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At just before 8 p.m., a man entered Grandpop’s Place, located in the 5200 block of Kenwood Avenue (21206), displayed a handgun, and demanded cash from the registers. The suspect was given the cash and fled the scene on foot. Police have not released a description of the suspect.

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