Crime, Police/Fire

Essex fraud suspects arrested following extensive search

UPDATE: The suspects in this case have been identified by police.

Original story below…


ESSEX, MD—Police in Baltimore County have arrested four suspects responsible for an in-progress fraud in Essex on Wednesday morning.

At just before 11:45 a.m., officers responded to the TD Bank located in the 1800-block of Eastern Boulevard (21221) for a report of a fraud in progress.

Authorities determined that multiple suspects attempted to pass a bad check at the bank. Witnesses indicated that one of the suspects may have been armed with a gun.

Responding officers arrested an adult female suspect at the scene. The other suspects fled the scene causing an extended search of the area around Earhart Road, which included nearby road closures.

Three adult male suspects were located and arrested. The suspects will be identified following formal charges.

Anyone who may have additional information on this incident is asked to contact the Baltimore County Police Department – Essex Precinct at 410-887-0220.

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