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UPDATE (November 9  9:59 a.m.):

Skyler Nicolette Fitzgerald has been located.

The Baltimore County Police Department thanks everyone who shared her information.

Original release (November 7, 2015  3:14 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 15-year-old girl that has been missing since Wednesday.

Skyler Nicolette Fitzgerald is a Caucasian female, 5'03", 180 pounds, brown eyes and brown hair that is shoulder length and maybe in a ponytail. She has a silver stud jewelry piece in her nose. She is believed to be wearing a black North Face coat, black pants with a white stripe, and is carrying a pink and blue purse.

Fitzgerald was last seen on November 4 at 7:45 a.m. at Catonsville High School (400 Block of Bloomsbury Avenue 21228). She lives in the 100 block of Castletown Road 21093.

Fitzgerald has emotional challenges.

Anyone with info on Skyler Nicolette Fitzgerald is asked to call the Cockeysville Precinct at 410-887-1820.

Original release (October 21, 2015  8:24 a.m.):

A UPS employee has been charged in connection with the theft of handguns from a UPS facility in Sparks.

At 8:47 a.m. on October 20, Baltimore County Police responded to the UPS facility in the 14400 block of York Road 21152 for a theft report. Officers learned that a security guard at the facility had been told about something suspicious involving an employee. That security guard stopped the employee and  found that he had a handgun taped to each leg. Those guns had been taken from a package at the facility.

Detectives also discovered that the employee had been in possession of two handguns stolen from the same facility on June 9.

The employee has been identified as 27-year-old Eric Michael Bruneau of the 10000 block of Magledt Road 21234. He is has been charged with four counts of possession of a stolen regulated firearm and has been released on $25,000 bail.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Gun Squad.

Booking Photograph of Eric Michael Bruneau

Original release (October 20, 2015  9:23 a.m.):

A Monday night shooting in Cockeysville has left a man injured.

At 8:45 p.m., police were called to the Oregon Ridge Nature Center for a subject that had been shot.

The adult male victim told police that he had gone to the closed swim area at Oregon Ridge Park to hang out with three males. While they were there, one of the males shot him once in the upper body. He then ran into the woods and eventually made it to the Nature Center.

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

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

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. Your tip must be made through Metro Crime Stoppers in order to be eligible.

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.

You can remain anonymous.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

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

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