8:14 PM EDT, October 5, 2013
The Benson Post Office was robbed Saturday morning by a man who fired at a Good Samaritan as he followed the robber getting away, according to Maryland State Police.
At about 9:41 a.m., troopers from the Bel Air Barrack of the Maryland State Police responded to the Benson Post Office at 108 Connolly Road for a report of an armed robbery. , Benson, Harford County, Maryland for an armed robbery.
The suspect displayed a weapon to the cashier. After he fled the post office, a Good Samaritan chased the suspect. The suspect turned on the Good Samaritan and fired one shot toward him, according to state police. The suspect fled the scene in a silver or gray two door pick-up truck with a short bed and an unknown registration. When last seen, the truck was traveling north on Connolly Road toward Fallston Road.
The suspect is believed to be armed and dangerous, state police said. He is described as a white male, 6' to 6'2" tall with gray hair worn in a pony tail, a scruffy goatee and a slender build. He was wearing a black hat, a gray shirt, a dark baseball cap and blue jeans. Anyone who comes into contact with this suspect is asked to call Maryland State Police at the Bel Air Barrack.
Anyone with information on the incident or suspect should contact: Primary Investigator S/TPR J. Vogt #3304, Maryland State Police, Criminal Enforcement Division, Northern Region by calling 410-996-7813 or via email at Jeremy.Vogt@Maryland.Gov.
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