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Towson and Cockeysville area crime: Walgreens broken into with a shovel

A man in Towson was arrested late last week in connection with a break-in and theft at Walgreens on York Road, according to police reports.

The man, who police have not yet identified pending charges, used a shovel to pry open the front door of the Walgreens in the 900 block of York Road around 1:52 a.m. Aug. 15, police reports said. Once inside, the man stole cigarettes before fleeing on foot.

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The man, 56, was later arrested, police reports said.

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

Towson Precinct

Lackawana Avenue, 8700 block. Aug. 18, 11:45 p.m. Basement window broken and home burglarized.

Dulaney Valley Road, 800 block. Aug. 16, 12:38 a.m. Baltimore City police official lost wallet containing police ID, bank cards and other items in a TGI Friday’s restaurant.

Bonrock Court, unit block. Between Aug. 10 and Aug. 16. Silver 2006 Chrysler Town & Country stolen from public street.

Goucher Boulevard, 600 block. Aug. 15, 10:40 p.m. Bicycle stolen from yard.

Charles Street, 6700 block. Aug. 14, 9 p.m. Green Honda Accord stolen.

Loch Raven Boulevard, 8600 block. Aug. 13, 3 p.m. Man robbed at gunpoint at Marathon Gas Station.

Willow Oak Road, 8600 block. Aug. 13. 3 p.m. Car for sale reported stolen and later recovered.

Cockeysville Precinct

Blenheim Road, 14000 block. Aug. 16, 1:27 a.m. Mailbox damaged by “unknown explosive device.” Home not believed to be targeted for any particular reason.

Notre Dame Avenue, 1800 block. Aug. 13, 3:54 p.m. Report of bicycle stolen in July.

Pine Valley Drive, 2100 block. Aug. 12, 11 p.m. Bicycle attached to a vehicle stolen.

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