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Original release (November 23, 2015  6:53 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of a Wells Fargo bank on November 13.
The initial investigation into the incident has indicated that the suspect entered the Wells Fargo Bank in the 900 block of Fairmount Avenue 21204 around 10 a.m. He presented a note that implied that he had a weapon and demanded money. After taking an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled the scene.
Detectives have been able to identify the suspect as 27-year-old Abdirahim Ahmed Mohamud. Mohamud is described as an African American male, 6’00”, 180 pounds, with a mustache and a beard. An arrest warrant has been obtained for Mohamud that charges him with robbery and related charges.
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit.
Anyone with information on this incident or Abdirahim Ahmed Mohamud is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

Abdirahim Ahmed Mohamud

Original release (November 21, 2015  4:07 p.m.):

The identity of a burglar who struck near Towson University late Friday night is being sought.  

The suspect entered into two separate Towson University students’ apartments, located on Campus View Drive in the University Village, first at 11:30 p.m. and then later around 1:15 a.m.  In both incidents the students' doors were left unlocked.  A few items were stolen from the first unoccupied apartment, but nothing appears to have been removed from the second apartment, which was occupied at the time.

The burglaries did not occur on the campus of Towson University.

The suspect is described as a white male with longer blonde hair wearing a salmon colored shirt. He is approximately 18 to 25 years of age, around 5'11" tall and 200 pounds.

Attached is an image of the suspect and another individual taken from surveillance video. It is unclear what, if any, involvement the second subject, dressed in black, has in this incident.  

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

Anyone with any information 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:

UPDATE (November 11  5:22 p.m.):

The driver of the Ford F150 involved in this crash died early Wednesday morning at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. He has been identified as 56-year-old John Gallagher of the 900 block of Ashbridge Drive 21221.

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

Original release (November 10, 2015  7:41 p.m.):

At 2:52 p.m. this afternoon, Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to the 200 block of East Joppa Road 21286 for a serious crash.

The preliminary investigation into the crash has indicated that a Ford F150 had been traveling east-bound on Joppa Road. An MTA bus had been traveling west-bound on Joppa Road in the lane next to the curb. The Ford F150 drifted over the center turn lane, across west-bound Joppa Road, and struck the bus on the driver side front.

The driver of the Ford F150 was taken to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The driver of the MTA bus was taken to an area hospital to be checked out. The only passenger on the bus was not injured.

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

Joppa Road was closed for several hours while the accident was investigated.

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