Motorists robbed while stopped at Overlea, Essex intersections

robberyPolice are investigating a pair of robberies that took place at local intersections over the weekend.

At just after midnight on Friday, September 22, two individuals, one armed with a hand gun, pulled up next to another vehicle in the area of Nicolay Way at Barkley Avenue in Essex (21221). The pair held up the victim at gunpoint and stole his money. The suspects then fled the scene.

At 5:45 p.m. on Friday, two individuals pulled up next to another vehicle in the area of Kenwood Avenue at Fullerton Avenue in Overlea (21236). One of the suspects rolled down the window in their car, produced a long-barrel revolver, and demanded the victim’s property. The victim complied and the suspects fled the scene.

Police have not released a description of the suspects at this time, nor have they indicated whether or not they believe the cases are connected.

Police investigate burglaries, make arrest

burglaryPolice are investigating a string of burglaries that have taken place this week and they’ve made one arrest in connection with some of them.

At just before 2 a.m. on August 1, an individual smashed the door of the Subway restaurant located in the 6300 block of Kenwood Avenue in Rosedale (21237) in order to gain entry. Once inside, the suspect stole the cash register containing cash and then fled in a vehicle with another suspect.

Two of the three suspects in the following three burglaries have been arrested…

Police investigating robbery, 2 burglaries

Police LightsPolice are investigating a robbery and two burglaries that were reported this week.

At about 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday, July 26, a man pointed a gun at two people in the 400 block of Eastern Boulevard in Essex (21221) and demanded their money and cell phones. The suspect then fled the scene.

Sometime between 10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 26, and 8:15 a.m. on Thursday, July 27, an individual shattered the glass door to the Super Latienda Latina store, located in the 8200 block of Philadelphia Road in Rosedale (21237). Once inside, the suspect stole the cash register. The cash register was later recovered.

At about 1:30 a.m. on Friday, July 28, an individual forced entry into the China 1, located in the 6200 block of Kenwood Avenue in Rosedale (21237), and stole cash from the cash register.

Fire reported at Golden Ring Middle School

Golden Ring Middle FireCrews are on the scene of a Thursday evening fire at a school in Rosedale.

At just after 5:30 p.m., firefighters responded to Golden Ring Middle School, located in the 6700 block of Kenwood Avenue.

Preliminary reports indicate that the air conditioning unit on the roof of the school is on fire.  Flames were seen shooting from the roof.

There has been no word on any injuries.

Motorists should use caution in the area.