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Original release (February 5,2016  9:01 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for a December 31 robbery in Owings Mills.

The initial investigation into the incident has indicated that on December 31, 2015 between 10:30 and 11 p.m., the victim, a 31-year-old woman, went into the store portion of an Exxon station in the 10500 block of Reisterstown Road 21117. She presented the cashier a $100 bill to get changed, but the cashier could not change the bill so she left. A man behind her in line followed her outside and said that he could change her $100 bill. The man then grabbed the $100 bill from her hand and ran off without giving her anything. She tried to grab him, but he pushed her down and tried to take her purse but was not successful.

An image of the man was captured on the store’s video surveillance system.

This incident is under investigation by the Franklin / Precinct 3 Investigative Services Team.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-887-6979.

Original release (January 6, 2016  2:45 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating after a man said he was shot in Reisterstown.

The adult male victim told police that at 5 p.m., he had been walking near a stream in the Unit block of  Brampton Court 21136 when he suddenly felt pain in a lower extremity. He realized that he had been shot and went home to treat the wound. He was later transported to the hospital.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit. Detectives have not been able to locate witnesses to the incident or people who claim to have heard gunshots in the area. They will be working to determine if this was a targeted crime.

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

Tips can also be submitted to Baltimore County Police online or by email.

Original release (January 5, 2016  1:37 p.m.):

Just after 7 a.m. this morning, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to Town Green Way and Bond Avenue 21136 for a report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a car.

The preliminary investigation in to the crash has indicated that a 13-year-old boy was crossing Bond Avenue when he was struck by a Nissan Sentra that had been traveling east-bound. The Sentra remained at the scene.

The boy was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.

This crash remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

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