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Racist grafitti found, teen arrested in attempted carjacking: Towson and Cockeysville area crime log

A 14-year-old boy was arrested and charged as a juvenile after an armed robbery in late January, the Baltimore County Police Department said.

The teen was one of three male suspects who approached two women parked in the 800 block of Stoneleigh Road in Towson around 6:15 p.m. on Jan. 24. One of the suspects displaying a handgun and the three allegedly demanded the car and the women’s possessions, police said. The passenger, 20, and the driver, 73, were both struck and injured, police said.

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The same 14-year-old charged in the robbery has been linked to an armed carjacking that occurred in the 4300 block of Kolb Avenue on Jan. 26, but has not been charged yet in that incident, police said. Officer Jennifer Peach, a police spokeswoman, said charges were pending.

A 15-year-old boy has been charged in that Jan. 26 carjacking, also as a juvenile. Peach said that because the boys are facing felony charges and a handgun was involved, it is possible they will be charged as adults.

Police in February also responded to a report of racist graffiti at Orchard Hills Park in Lutherville-Timonium. Graffiti was found on bleachers and a shed by a baseball field.

The graffiti, drawn in blue and black spray paint, according to police documents, included the drawing of male genitalia, and various phrases using explicit language and racial slurs. Police said no further action related to the incident will be conducted at a patrol level.

In other police and crime news, the following is compiled from local police incident reports.

Towson Precinct

Belair Road, 9000 block. Feb. 23, 12:20 a.m. Man arrested after allegedly using a knife to threaten a man and steal a bottle of vodka from him.

York Road, 6300 block. Feb. 23, 7:14 p.m. Little Caesars robbed.

York Road, 8000 block. Feb. 18, 9:47 p.m. Multiple victims robbed at gunpoint by suspects matching the description of an earlier Maryland Avenue robbery.

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Maryland Avenue and Aigburth Avenue. Feb. 18, 9:40 p.m. Multiple victims robbed at gunpoint by three unknown suspects.

Taylor Avenue, 1300 block. Feb. 18, 1:40 a.m. 7-Eleven robbed by two people.

Cockeysville Precinct

York Road, 1700 block. Feb. 21, 1:52 a.m. Lutherville Pharmacy broken into and prescription medication stolen from a safe.

Merediths Ford Road, 1200 block. Feb. 18, 4 p.m. Home burglarized, jewelry taken.

Lake Vista Circle, 400 block. Feb. 17, 11:30 a.m. Two people attempted to burglarize a home, but were chased out by the occupant.

Frankel Way, unit block. Feb. 16, 1 a.m. Nearly $2,000 worth of gardening tools stolen from Walmart.

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