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Original release (October 10  2:16 p.m.):

Police are investigating after a Wells Fargo Bank in Parkville was robbed this morning.

At approximately 11:40 a.m., three men entered the Wells Fargo Bank in the 2000 block of East Joppa Road 21234, brandished handguns, and demanded money.  After taking an undisclosed amount of cash, the three men fled in an unknown direction. 

Police are still investigating but currently do not have a vehicle description or any further description of the three suspects.  This crime will continue to be investigated by the Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit.

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

Original release (October 9, 2015  8:15 a.m.):

Quick action by Parkville Precinct officers lead to the capture of a robbery suspect early Wednesday morning.

Around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday morning the suspect, walked into a Royal Farms Store in the 8200 block of Harford Road 21234. He picked up a bottle of Tylenol cold medicine and put it on the counter. As one employee walked to the register to help the suspect with the purchase, the suspect went over to another employee, pointed a gun at him, and took him to the register area. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money from the registers before fleeing the store.

Officers were able to get a description of the suspect and a K-9 unit tracked his path of escape. The suspect was later seen getting into the rear of a silver Lexus. The vehicle was stopped and all three occupants were detained. The driver told police that he was an Uber driver and had just picked up the two other passengers. It was determined that the driver and the second passenger in the vehicle had nothing to do with the robbery so they were released.

Officers took the suspect into custody within a half an hour of the call being dispatched.

The suspect has been identified as 23-year-old Dashawn Terrell Cochran. Cochran has been charged with Armed Robbery and related charges. He is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center on $500,000 bail.

Booking Photograph of Dashawn Terrell Cochran

A Sunday afternoon crash in Baldwin has left a woman deceased.

At 4:24 p.m. Baltimore County Police responded to the 13600 block of Pleasantville Road 21013 for a report of a serious crash.

The initial investigation into the crash has indicated that a 2003 Acura TL was traveling north-bound on Pleasantville Road when it went off of the roadway and struck a tree.

The adult male driver and adult female front seat passenger were transported to Sinai Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The driver side rear passenger, an adult female, was transported to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The passenger side rear passenger was transported to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center where she was later declared deceased. She has been identified as 91-year-old Ann Marie Propalis of the 1300 block of Piney Hill Road 21111.

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

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