Original release (June 30, 2016 8:20 a.m.):
The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect involved in the street robbery of a 71-year-old man in Reisterstown on May 22.
The investigation has indicated that around 9:40 p.m., the man was followed by a suspect from the Mars store on Reisterstown Road to an Exxon gas station on Franklin Boulevard where he cashed a winning lottery ticket for $50. The man left the store and when he reached Tarragon Road and Salony Drive he was approached by the suspect and a second person. One of the suspects produced a handgun and announced a robbery. When the man resisted the two suspects trying to rob him, they threw him to the ground and took money from a pocket.
This incident remains under investigation by the Precinct 3 Investigative Services Team.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-887-6979 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
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