Original release (October 13, 2016  1:56 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for robbing a 78-year-old man in Middle River.

The investigation has indicated that just after 5:30 p.m. on September 9, a 78-year-old man cashed a check at the Well Fargo Bank in the 1400 block of Martin Boulevard 21220. When he arrived at his home in the Unit block of Compression Court 21220, he was approached by the suspect. The suspect demanded money, and eventually took the money from his pocket.

The man received only minor injuries during the incident and was not transported to the hospital.

Detectives determined that the suspect had followed the man home from the bank and robbed him. Pictures of the suspect were captured on video surveillance.

This incident remains under investigation by the Essex Precinct Investigative Services Team.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-887-0230 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

    

    

    

    

    

    

    

 

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Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

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