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UPDATE (July 27  3:11 p.m.):

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that the pedestrian was crossing Towsontown Boulevard from the south side to the north side. A vehicle that had been traveling east-bound on Towsontown Boulevard struck the pedestrian and remained at the scene.

The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital for treatment. His current condition is unknown.

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

Original release (July 23  6:10 p.m.):

At 4 p.m., Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to a pedestrian involved crash at Towsontown Boulevard and University Avenue. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a seriously injured adult male pedestrian who had been struck by a van.

The pedestrian was transported to Sinai Trauma Center for treatment. The van remained at the scene.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

Baltimore County Police have charged a Havre De Grace man in connection with an inappropriate relationship he had with a 17-year-old female student.

On May 14, Baltimore County Police became aware that a Towson High School teacher had been involved in an inappropriate relationship with a student at the school. The student told investigators that the teacher would drive her to areas that included Cromwell Valley Park, Roland Park, and Wymann Park. He also drove her to work and  home. In March, the relationship became physical.

The student described the physical contact between her and the teacher as kissing and the teacher touching her in inappropriate areas over her clothing. She did not touch the teacher in an inappropriate area.

Investigators reviewed emails sent between the teacher and the student. The review indicated references to kissing and sexualized writing. Nothing in the review indicated any unreported sexual contact or sexual acts.

The investigation indicated that the contact between the teacher and the student did not involve sexual intercourse.

The teacher has been identified as 36-year-old Richard James Hanna of the 4000 block of Rock Run Road 21078. He has been charged with sexual abuse of a minor and related charges. He was released on $10,000 bail.

Baltimore County Police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting in Loch Raven Village that left a man injured.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that just after 6 p.m., the victim was in his apartment in the 8200 block of Loch Raven Boulevard 21286. Multiple suspects forced their way into the apartment and demanded money. The victim became involved in a struggle with the suspects and was shot once in the upper body during that struggle. The suspects fled the scene without taking anything.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. He is expected to survive.

This incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit. Detectives 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.

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)

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

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