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UPDATE (October 3, 2018 10:00 a.m.):

Royal Farm robbery suspectWhile a number of tips were received regarding this armed robber's identity following our original release after he robbed a Royal Farms store in Halethorpe on July 21, none have yielded a positive identification on this suspect. Now he has struck again - at another Royal Farms store in Halethorpe. Police are hoping surveillance images from his most recent crime will finally help to identify this potentially dangerous criminal.

Detectives obtained better images of the armed robber when he struck again on Sunday, September 23. He entered the store at 4308 Washington Boulevard around 5:40 a.m., displayed a firearm to the clerk, and demanded cash. In this case he was caught on camera leaving in a silver crossover type vehicle (pictured below), believed to be an Acura MDX.

This armed robber is described as being a white male, approximately 6 feet tall with a thin build and short dark hair. If you recognize this man or have any information on this robbery or his previous robbery (see original release below) call police at 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.

The Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit is currently investigating both robbery cases involving this suspect.


Original Release (August 9, 2018 2:04 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect in these surveillance images.

This man, described as a white male about six feet tall with a slender build and short dark hair, entered the Royal Farms store at 4384 Hollins Ferry Road, 21227 on July 21 around 2:38 a.m. He was carrying a long gun and immediately walked right behind the counter to the clerk, taking the entire cash drawer from the register. He was last seen fleeing behind a nearby 7-Eleven store.

Anyone who thinks they recognize this armed robber is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020. The Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit is continuing to investigate this incident.

Baltimore County Police are investigating a shooting that happened around 10:30 p.m. last night when a security guard at 15 De Septembre Bar and Lounge, 3911 Hollins Ferry Road, was threatened, then nearly run over by a party-goer.

The suspect, a 25-year-old man, became angry after being denied entry into a party and began threatening the other party-goers, then engaged in a physical altercation with security guards when he was escorted away from the property. He got into his vehicle and drove at a high rate of speed toward a uniformed security guard, who attempted to move out of the way while simultaneously retrieving his firearm, firing a single shot into the vehicle as he was struck in the lower body by the suspect's truck. The suspect fled the location and was stopped by Maryland Transportation Authority Police a short distance away.

The suspect was transported to an area hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to the lower body but is expected to survive his wound. The security guard, who is not a police officer but does possess a permit to carry a weapon, suffered minor injuries.

The Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit is continuing their investigation into this incident. At the conclusion of the investigation the case will be reviewed by the Office of the Assistant State's Attorney for Baltimore County for determination of charges.

Officers recovered the body of a missing 17-year-old boy in a wooded area near his home yesterday afternoon.

Anthony Treon Assante Williams of the 400 block of Bigley Avenue, 21227 was first reported missing by his mother on November 11. She reported that he'd been depressed recently and left abruptly without saying where he was going two days earlier. She told police that it wasn't unusual for him to leave for a day, but he always returned. This time was different.

Officers were called to a wooded area to the rear of the 300 block of Bigley Avenue just after 2 p.m. yesterday when someone walking nearby discovered the body. The cause and manner of death are pending autopsy by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner but the preliminary investigation does not indicate foul play.

Revised June 27, 2017