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Original release (October 1, 2016 10:33 a.m.):

A pedestrian was killed on Baltimore National Pike Friday night after being struck by a motorist. 

The driver of a 2002 Saturn Vue was traveling eastbound on Baltimore National Pike near Rolling Road in Catonsville at approximately 11:14 p.m. Friday night when the vehicle stuck a pedestrian in the roadway. The pedestrian, an adult male who has not yet been identified, was not in a crosswalk at the time of the collision. 

The pedestrian was transported to Saint Agnes Hospital in Baltimore where he was pronounced deceased a short time later. 

This incident continues to be investigated by the Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team.

Original release (September 29, 2016  3:28 p.m.):

On September 28, members of the Baltimore County Police Department Community Partnership Team and Baltimore County Recreation and Parks PAL program hosted a youth initiatives delegation from Algeria. 

The delegation was interested to learn about after school youth programs and were impressed with the number of activities Recreation and Parks has for children. They were also impressed with the involvement of the Baltimore County Police Department with youth throughout our county, to include the Police Youth Explorers program. 

The delegation mentioned their desire to bring to Algeria the types of programs and relationships that exist through the Baltimore County Police Department Youth & Community Services Section and the Baltimore County Recreation and Parks programs. 


UPDATE (September 29, 2016  3:47 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have been able to identify the man found on Belair Road today and have contacted people to come and pick him up.

The man is from Eritrea and is being assisted by the International Rescue Committee.

Original release (September 29, 2016  2:34 p.m.):

Just before 10:30 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police responded to the 11500 block of Belair Road 21087 for a suspicious subject.

When officers arrived on the scene they encountered an African American man, 5’05”, 160 pounds, with a goatee standing in the rain soaking wet. He was wearing a red and tan plaid shirt with a tan shirt under it, jeans, and silver shoes. Officers attempted to communicate with him and even used the Language Line. They believe his name might be Yasien Mohammed, he might be 25-years-old, and he may be from Ethiopia.

Officers drove the man to Franklin Square Hospital where he was given some clean clothes.

Anyone with information on this man is asked to call police at 410-887-5000.


Revised September 27, 2016