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Two charged with attempted murder for October attack in Jessup

Two charged with attempted murder for October attack in Jessup

Howard County police charged two men with attempted murder in what they believe was a planned attack of a Sykesville man at a Jessup gas station.

Malcolm Xavier Littlejohn, 20, of Silver Spring, and Eric Ricardo Exum, 48, of Washington, D.C., are both charged with attempted first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder and assault, and are being held without bail at Howard County Detention Center, according to police.

The two men conspired to plan an Oct. 4 attack of Exum’s employer, Paul Albritton, 52, police said.

Albritton parked his car at a BP gas station in the 8800 block of Washington Boulevard at approximately 6:45 a.m. and entered the store, while his...

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