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Keyword: bank robbery

Original release (April 13, 2016  2:55 p.m.):

At 11:19 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police responded to the First Mariner Bank at Loch Raven Boulevard and Joppa Road for a robbery.

An officer in an unmarked car searching for suspects observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of Loch Raven Boulevard and I-695. That vehicle was driving in a suspicious manner and possibly trying to be evasive. The officer followed the vehicle onto I-695 and to Providence Road.

When marked units tried to stop the vehicle on Providence Road, the vehicle fled from police and traveled to Towson Center Mall where the occupants exited the vehicle and fled on foot. An adult female was quickly apprehended but an adult male made it into the mall. Police set up a perimeter around the mall and called in additional resources to help search for the man.

The male from the suspicious vehicle was later located hiding in the back seat of another vehicle being driven by an adult male.

A total of three people were taken into custody and police are not looking for anyone else. There is no danger to anyone in or near the mall.

Further investigation has indicated that the suspects taken into custody were not responsible for the bank robbery but detectives are continuing to investigate.

During the incident a police vehicle was involved in a crash that resulted in minor injuries.

Original release (October 30, 2015  9:16 p.m.):

Just after 5 p.m. on October 30, police responded to a call for a bank robbery at 1st Mariner Bank in the 7000 block of Security Boulevard in the Precinct 2/Woodlawn area.

The suspect entered the bank, displayed a gun, and demanded cash. He then left the bank with an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency.

Witnesses described the suspect as a light skinned black male, possibly 35 to 40 years of age, medium build, and approximately 5'7" to 5'11" in height.  He was also seen wearing wire rimmed sunglasses and a tan cap.

This crime continues to be investigated by the Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit. 

Anyone with any information on this crime is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

Original release (October 10  2:16 p.m.):

Police are investigating after a Wells Fargo Bank in Parkville was robbed this morning.

At approximately 11:40 a.m., three men entered the Wells Fargo Bank in the 2000 block of East Joppa Road 21234, brandished handguns, and demanded money.  After taking an undisclosed amount of cash, the three men fled in an unknown direction. 

Police are still investigating but currently do not have a vehicle description or any further description of the three suspects.  This crime will continue to be investigated by the Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit.

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

 
 

Revised April 6, 2016