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UPDATE (June 22, 2017 1:12 p.m.):

Alex Brown was located around 7:30 a.m. when a resident found him sleeping in their back yard hammock in the 1200 block of Brookview Road, not far from the Cromwell Valley Park from which he disappeared. He was immediately reunited with his parents, who had remained on scene during the over-night search. Alex was seen by a medic before being transported to a local hospital as a precautionary measure, but appeared to be uninjured and in good spirits.

Alex Brown disappeared yesterday evening when he ran away from his autism counselor into the woods. The counselor had taken Alex for an approved one-on-one hike through the park.

Original Release (June 22, 2017 12:21 a.m.):

Police need the public's help finding an 18-year-old boy with autism who wandered away from his camp counselor while taking a hike in a wooded area near the Cromwell Valley Wednesday night.

Alex Brown was last seen in a wooded area east of Hart and Valewood roads, off of Providence Road and near Loch Raven reservoir. He was reported missing to police at 8:40 p.m. Police immediately began a search involving foot patrol, K-9 and bloodhound units and Aviation.

Alex Brown is black, with blond hair; 5'7" tall and 185 pounds. He is wearing a red t-shirt, red shorts and orange tennis shoes. He is able to communicate verbally.

Anyone with information about Alex should contact police immediately at 410-307-2020.

Baltimore County Police are investigating a stabbing in the Loch Raven area.

On July 25 at 8:55 p.m., Baltimore County Police were dispatched to the 8400 block of Loch Raven Boulevard, 21234 for a stabbing. Police investigation revealed that an unknown male suspect stabbed the victim and fled in an unknown direction from the scene. The motive for the crime is unknown at this time.

The unidentified male victim has been transported to an area hospital for treatment. His condition is unknown at this time.

Anyone with information about this crime is being asked to call the Baltimore County Police Department at 410-307-2020.

No additional information is available at this time.

Baltimore County Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 25-year-old Ranzino Quintal Brooks. Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant charging him in connection to the December 24 robbery of a Target store in Loch Raven.
On December 24 at 3:19 p.m., Baltimore County police officers responded to a robbery at the Target Store located in the 1200-block of Putty Hill Avenue, 21286.
The suspect approached an employee standing at one of the cash registers and demanded money from the register. The suspect implied that he had a weapon. He obtained an undisclosed amount of money and fled from the store.
Anyone with information on Ranzino Quintal Brooks is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Callers to Metro Crime Stoppers:

If your tip to the Metro Crime Stoppers Hotline Leads to the arrest and/or indictment of a suspect, for a felony crime, you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 from Metro Crime Stoppers.

If you have information on the above crime/suspect please call, text, or e-mail: Metro Crime Stoppers Hotline available 24-Hours a day toll free

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Text message: Text "MCS" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637)

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Revised June 27, 2017