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Keyword: 21286

Original release (December 9, 2016  7:44 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in a November 5 kidnapping and attempted robbery.

At approximately 7:30 p.m., a 34-year-old woman was in the parking lot of the Babies-R-Us in the 1200 block of Putty Hill Avenue 21286. She was putting her one-year-old daughter and two-month-old son into her car when the suspect approached her. The suspect told her that he had a gun and threatened to shoot her if she screamed. The suspect told the victim to get in the car and they drove from the parking lot.

As they drove away, the suspect told the woman to go to the bank and she told him that her wife had all the credit cards. The suspect had her to drive back to the parking lot where they waited for the woman’s wife. When the woman’s wife came up to the vehicle, the woman told her that the suspect needed money. The suspect then became involved in an altercation with the woman’s wife and later ran away without taking anything.

Fortunately, no one was seriously hurt.

Detectives had a composite sketch of the suspect done.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.​
















Metro Crime Stoppers, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards for information in connection with felony offenses. Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, text message or online.

UPDATE (December 5, 2016  11:30 p.m.):

Teklehaimanot Woldemichael, the 73-year-old man missing from Towson, has returned home safe.

The Baltimore County Police Department thanks everyone who shared his information.

Original release (December 5, 2016  10:28 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are searching for a man missing from his Towson home.

Teklehaimanot Woldemichael is a 73-year-old African American man. He is 5’08”, 195 pounds, with brown eyes, receding gray hair, and a light beard. He was last seen wearing a dark jacket, dark pants, gold watch, and golfing cap.

Woldemichael was last seen today around 1 p.m. near his apartment in the 300 block of East Joppa Road 21286. He is familiar with the MTA system.

Woldemichael has mental and medical challenges. He has been missing on two previous occasions. He was once located in Dundalk and another time, he was found at the Inner Harbor.

Anyone with information on Teklehaimanot Woldemichael is asked to call the Towson Precinct at 410-887-2361.

Original release (October 17, 2016  11:11 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Crash Team is investigating after a deadly crash in Towson late Saturday night.

The preliminary crash investigation has indicated that at approximately 11:44 p.m., a 2002 Toyota Camry was traveling west-bound on Fairmount Avenue east of Towson Gate Drive. The vehicle struck the median and then a tree. The 23-year-old male driver was declared deceased at the scene. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.

The driver’s information will be released after notification of next-of-kin.

The crash investigation is expected to take several weeks.​

Revised June 27, 2017