Aberdeen police say they have arrested three people, including two juveniles, in connection with an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday night.
At about 8 p.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Holloway Lane to investigative an armed robbery. The victim, a 20-year-old male from the 100 block of Holloway Lane, told police he had been near his vehicle when several black male subjects approached him, according to an Aberdeen Police Department news release. One of the males produced a black firearm and announced a robbery.
The victim became involved in a physical altercation with the robber and was able to disarm him, police said. The other suspects also became involved in the assault; however, the victim was able to thwart off the attack and the suspects fled the area.
Police said a description of the suspects was broadcast to additional patrol units. A short time later, three subjects matching the descriptions of the victim were stopped in the area of North East Road, police said.
After an investigation, patrol officers and members of the Criminal Investigation Section arrested Kenneth C. Gunthrop Jr. 17, of the 1300 block of Lester Morton Court in Baltimore; Andrew K. Nixon 16, of the 300 block of South Drive in Aberdeen; and Kenya D. McCraney 19, of the 300 block of Stevens Circle in Aberdeen.
According the police news release, all three have been charged as adults with robbery, attempted armed robbery, use of a handgun in commission of a crime and second degree assault. All three are being held at the Harford County Detention Center.
The victim received minor injuries and refused medical treatment, police said.
Anyone with information on this case in asked to call Aberdeen Police Detective Milton Alexander, Criminal Investigation Section, at 410-272-2121