UPDATE: Police are asking the public to help identify the Family Dollar robbery suspects.
Original story below…
NOTTINGHAM, MD—Police are investigating several robberies and burglaries that were reported over the past week.
Sometime between Thursday, September 5, and Tuesday, September 17, an individual broke into a home in the 800-block of Glass Avenue in Essex (21221) via glass basement window. Once inside, the suspect removed ceiling panels from the basement, then stole copper piping.
Between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Monday, September 16, an individual broke into a residence in the 700-block of Shipfriend Road in Middle River (21220) and destroyed multiple items throughout the residence.
At 1:15 p.m. on Friday, September 20, a man was approached by two suspects who asked him for a ride in the 6300-block of Kenwood Avenue in Rosedale (21237). The victim declined their request and then was approached by two additional suspects. One of the suspects displayed a gun and demanded the victim’s money and cell phones.
At just before 3 p.m. on Friday, an individual entered the Family Dollar, located in the 8400-block of Philadelphia Road in Rosedale (21237). After bringing items to the counter, the suspect displayed a handgun, threatened the employees, and demanded cash from the cash registers and safe.
At just before 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 21, three individuals exited a vehicle in the 6000-block of Framingham Road (21206), approached the victim, and began assaulting him. The victim’s tennis shoes and belt were stolen and the suspects fled in the vehicle. The victim’s shoes were recovered.