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Date: Jan 30, 2015

Baltimore County Police are investigating a report that on January 21; a 12-year-old girl who lives in the unit block of Paula Place 21237 woke up to find a strange man in her room.

The girl told to police that at approximately 1 a.m., she awoke to find a strange man in her bed. She said the man touched her on the outside of her clothing. She was able to get away from the man and ran from the room to tell her parents. A relative checked the room but there was no one there. A window in the room was found to be open.

The girl was not injured.

This incident is under investigation by the Precinct 9 Investigative Services Team.

Police remind residents to make sure that they keep all of their windows and doors secure; double checking them when they leave the home or go before going to bed at night. They should also report any suspicious persons, vehicles, or activity in their communities to police immediately.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the White Marsh Precinct at 410-887-5000.

From the FBI Baltimore Office:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE          

January 30, 2015

Reward Offered in Search for Armed Serial Robber

Baltimore Co., MD – The Baltimore FBI Violent Crimes Task Force, Baltimore County Police and Baltimore City Police are asking the public for help identifying a man who has robbed several convenience stores in recent weeks. The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.

Investigators say he’s a black man, about 6’ tall, weighs about 220 pounds, and is in his mid 30’s. Witnesses describe him as wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, with khaki pants and a black cap in several of the robberies. Investigators believe he’s responsible for robberies at the Royal Farms at 3701 Fleet Street, Baltimore, MD on November 11, 2014; the 7-11 at 5920 Pulaski Highway, Baltimore, MD on December 2, 2014; and the Highs at 8710 Liberty Road, Randallstown, MD on November 11, 2014. Investigators say he may be responsible for several other robberies in the Baltimore region.

Witnesses in some robberies say the suspect comes into the store, acts like he is going to buy merchandise, but then quickly flashes a gun at the clerk as they are ringing him up. He puts the gun away and then walks out of the stores with a bag of cash.

If you have any information about the robber or the robberies, you are asked to call the Baltimore FBI at 410-265-8080. You could receive a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

The Baltimore FBI Violent Crimes Task Force is made up of FBI Agents, Baltimore City Police Detectives, Baltimore County Police Detectives and Anne Arundel County Police Detectives. They investigate significant violent crimes, including kidnappings, robberies of commercial institutions, armored car and bank robberies, extortions and fugitive felons.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017