An Edgewood man was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning and forced by the gunman to drive around town, the Harford County Sheriff's Office reported.
The man, from the 1700 block of Fountain Rock Way, told sheriff's office deputies he returned home at about 6:30 a.m. after shopping to prepare for the hurricane and withdrawing money from the bank.
He said he was approached by a man, as he was exiting the car, who pointed a gun at him and accused him of having cocaine.
When the victim replied he did not know anything about drugs, the robber ordered him to the ground, stole money from his pockets and searched his car.
The robber then ordered the victim to drive to the Village at Lakeview apartment complex, where another man told the robber the man who was driving him around was not the one with the cocaine.
The victim was ordered to drive to the Aberdeen Proving Ground Federal Credit Union branch and withdraw money, then drive to 7-Eleven to buy cigarettes.
The robber then drove the victim to a thrift store in the 1900 block of Pulaski Highway to look for boxes before getting a trash can, putting the stolen items in it and driving toward a lake near the 1900 block of Brookside Drive.
The victim said the robber ordered him not to go to the police for an hour or he would kill him.
The robber stole his CD player, various tools, cash, dog food and a credit card, according to the victim.
The robber is described as a black man, 25 to 32 years old, about 5 feet, 11 inches tall with a medium build, a mumbled voice and tattoos on his knuckles. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a long sweatshirt, black jeans with a silver design around the pocket and a "Halloween wolf-style mask."Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun