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Call 410-307-2020 with identity of this suspectUPDATE (September 23, 2019 1:42 p.m.):

Detectives have identified the suspect in the robbery of an Exxon in Windsor Mill and charges are pending a final review of the case.

Original Release (September 20, 2019 1:04 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are asking the public for help identifying this armed robber who threatened a gas station clerk with a knife.

Just before 9 p.m. on Monday night, August 5, this suspect entered the Exxon gas station at 1601 Belmont Avenue in Windsor Mill. He brandished a knife and demanded cash, then fled on foot toward Belmont Avenue.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Robbery Unit are asking anyone who recognizes this suspect to contact them by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous. Caller may also be eligible for a reward when submitting a tip through Metro Crime Stoppers.

Reward Offered

Metro Crime Stoppers, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards for information in connection with felony offenses.

Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, online or via mobile app.

Phone: 1-866-7LOCKUP

Web tip: www.metrocrimestoppers.org

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Baltimore County Fire officials have been notified that kerosene contaminated with gasoline was sold between January 23 and February 5 at the Shell station and Dash-In at 8200 Liberty Rd., 21244. Use of this contaminated kerosene poses an imminent fire risk if used in kerosene-fueled devices, such as space heaters.

Customers who purchased kerosene at this gas station between January 23 and February 5 should not use this product! Use of gasoline in equipment designed for kerosene is known to cause fire and other hazards, fire officials said.

Dash-In's parent company this morning advised customers to return the product to the Shell station at 8200 Liberty Rd.

Dash-In Statement

A statement released today by Dash-In representatives estimates that 46 customers purchased kerosene during this period. Here is text from the Dash In statement:

"We recently learned that the clear kerosene product purchased between Wednesday, January 23 and Tuesday, February 5 at the Dash-In location at 8200 Liberty Rd., Baltimore, MD may be contaminated.

"If you are one of the approximately 46 customers who purchased clear kerosene from the location between Wednesday, January 23 and Tuesday, February 5, do not use the kerosene product or any remaining stored kerosene product as it is a fire hazard.

"Please contact Dash In immediately at 240-316-4939 as we are standing by to assist with safe disposal of any unused clear kerosene product, and to offer refunds with proof of purchase."

 


 

A 24-year-old man has died of injuries sustained in an early morning dwelling fire in the Windsor Mill area.

BCoFD units were dispatched at 2:15 a.m. to the unit block of Tremaine Court, 21244, where they found fire on the second floor of an end-of-group town home. The one-alarm fire was knocked quickly, by 2:30 a.m.

Firefighters found the victim in the living room as they were conducting overhaul operations. He was evaluated by emergency medical providers and pronounced dead at the scene.

BCoPD fire investigators say the fire originated in the kitchen. The investigation is ongoing.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017