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Baltimore County Police are investigating after a woman reported being carjacked in Randallstown and forced to drive to Westminster.

The woman told investigators that at 8:45 a.m. this morning, she was in her Jeep at the intersection of Liberty Road and Marriottsville Road 21133 when a man got into the vehicle. He forced her to drive to Westminster where he exited the vehicle and ran.

Police searched for the suspect but were not able to find him.

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

Anyone with information on the 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)

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

UPDATE (September 1  1:10 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are continuing to search for 59-year-old William Charles Ellis. He was reported missing from the 9100 block of Franklin Square Drive 21237 on August 27 and was seen on Friday, August 28 in the area of BWI airport. In addition, it has been reported that he was seen in the Philadelphia area.

Officials are concerned because Ellis does not have required medication with him.

The search for William Charles Ellis is being led by the Baltimore County Police Missing Persons Unit.

Anyone with information on William Charles Ellis is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

Original release (August 27  9:12 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 59-year-old man with various illnesses.

William Charles Ellis, of the unit block of Sudbrook Lane in Pikesville, was last seen on August 27 around 11:20 a.m. in the 9100 block of Franklin Square Drive, 21237, in Precinct 9/White Marsh. Ellis requires medication for multiple ailments.

He is described as a white male, 6’0” tall, 270 pounds, with brown hair, and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing green scrubs and a black medical boot on one foot. He may use a walker.

Police have information that Ellis took a cab to the BWI Airport, which he is known to visit. Police at BWI Airport have been notified. He also is known to frequent the area around his Pikesville home and White Marsh Mall.

Anyone with information about William Ellis is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020

Baltimore County Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened just after 10 a.m. this morning at York Road and Warren Road in Cockeysville.

The initial investigation into the crash has indicated that a Toyota Prius had been on west-bound Warren Road making a left turn onto south-bound York Road. A BMW motorcycle that had been east-bound on Warren Road collided with the Prius in the intersection.

The operator of the motorcycle, 72-year-old Ronald Alen Friedman of the 800 block of Ramshead Circle 21030, was transported to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center where he was later declared deceased.

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

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