Baltimore County, Maryland (November 4, 2013) - On October 16 at approximately 9:30 p.m., the victim was walking on 5th Avenue in Precinct 1/Wilkens when he was approached by two suspects. One of the suspects displayed a handgun and demanded his belongings. He gave the suspects his property and they fled on foot. Shortly after the robbery, the victim's stolen credit card was used at a nearby gas station.
Detectives were able to recover surveillance photos from the gas station and are hoping that someone will recognize the suspects. The photos of the suspects are shown below.
- The first suspect is a black male, 18-25 years old, approximately 6' tall, with bushy hair and a medium complexion. He was wearing a black baseball hat and was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun.
- The second suspect is a black male, 18-25 years old, 5'8" tall, with close cut hair and a lighter complexion. He was wearing dark clothing.
Anyone with information about the identity of the suspects is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7-LOCKUP (1-866-756-2587). To text a message to Metro Crime Stoppers, send to "CRIMES" (274637), then enter the message starting with "MCS," or email a tip to www.metrocrimestoppers.org. Those contacting Metro Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and might be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.
The below photos are of one of the suspects in the armed robbery on 5th Avenue in Precinct 1/Wilkens.