The following is compiled from police reports. The Columbia Flier includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible.
Little Patuxent Parkway, 10300 block, 7:08 p.m. Oct. 12. Man entered Kay Jewelers and asked to look at engagement ring. The employee removed two rings and placed them on her fingers to show man. The man then grabbed the employee's wrist and forcibly removed rings from fingers and fled store.
In other news from the Crime Log:
Graywing Court, 5300 block, between 9:10 a.m. and 5:50 p.m. Oct. 10. Victim returned home to discover silverware box removed from china cabinet and left on floor. No signs of forced entry. Nothing appeared to be missing from residence.
Greystone Court, 8400 block, between 1 a.m. and 9 a.m. Oct. 10. Entry gained to residence through rear sliding door. Car keys, wallet and vehicle, a Toyota Camry, stolen.
If you have any further information about these crimes, call Howard County police at 410-313-2200.