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Date: Nov 2013

Update (March 12): Clarence Tipton was found deceased in a creek in the 4800 block of W. Northern Parkway in Baltimore City on August 7, 2013. DNA results identified him in early March. No foul play is suspected.

Photo of Clarence Tipton, missing from Precinct 2/Woodlawn since July.Baltimore County Police continue to ask for the public’s help locating Clarence Tipton, 53, of the unit block of Duke of Windsor Court, 21207.

At 11 p.m. on July 6, a family friend called 911 to report that Clarence Tipton had failed to return home from a trip to a local deli. At approximately 7:30 p.m., he left the home to walk to Sam’s Deli in the 6700 block of Windsor Mill Road and has not been seen since that time.

Mr. Tipton is a white male, 53 years old, 5’8” tall, 170 pounds, with gray hair and dark eyes. He was last seen wearing a brown shirt, brown jeans, and black shoes.

Photo of Clarence Tipton, missing from Precinct 2/Woodlawn since July.Contact Police

He has medical conditions that require daily medication, and may be in need of medical treatment. He does not have a vehicle.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Mr. Tipton is asked to call 410-307-2020.

The Baltimore County Police Department is currently investigating a shooting in Precinct 11/Essex.

At approximately 1:28 p.m. today, Baltimore County Police responded to the 200 block of Back River Neck Road, 21221 for a shooting. The police investigation revealed that the unidentified male victim was shot at least once by an unknown suspect. Police are searching the area for a suspect at this time.

The male victim was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, and is expected to recover from his injury.

Baltimore County Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on November 22 at 4:04 p.m. at Towson Town Center.

Preliminary investigation shows that the victim was in the men's bathroom, near the food court, when two male suspects displayed a knife and demanded his money and cell phone. The victim complied, and then chased the suspects through the food court and into the third floor of the mall.

The victim caught up with one of the suspects and pinned him against the wall outside the Call It Spring store. A plainclothes security guard responded to assist the victim, and the second suspect returned to assist the first suspect. A physical struggle followed, and one of the suspects displayed a handgun. Both suspects fled, using an exit near the Littman jewelry store.

The victim was not injured.

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The suspects are black males, 18 to 20 years old, with medium builds. One was wearing a black baseball cap, backwards; and a black Polo jacket with Polo horse insignia. The other was wearing a black leather jacket, dark jeans and dark hoodie.

Anyone with information should call police at 410-307-2020.

Revised June 27, 2017