Man slashes throat of Linthicum woman
A Linthicum man was charged Friday with slashing the throat of a woman he wanted to marry, county police reported.
According to detectives, the 22-year-old woman was asleep on her couch at 3:15 a.m. when the the 42-year-old man broke into her house in the unit block of Hampton Road and began slashing her throat.
The woman struggled with the man and ran to a neighbor's house where she called police. She told officers that her assailant was another neighbor who uses PCP and has said he wanted to marry her, the police report said.
Police charged Charles Henry Murphy, of the unit block of Hampton Road, with assault with intent to murder and breaking into the woman's home.
I= She was treated and released from North Arundel Hospital.
Woman's purse stolen in Marley Station Mall
county police were looking for the man who snatched a woman's purse in the poarking lot of Marley Station Mall Thursday.
Police said the the 28-year-old woman was getting out of her car in the parking lot at 2:30 p.m. when the thief hit her over the head and grabbed her purse.
The robber was described as a white man in his late teens, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds. He had dirty blond hair and was wearing a white short-sleeved shirt.
Unit block of Harvard Road: May 20, entry gained through door. Guns taken. Total loss Unknown
7800 block Solomons Island Road: May 18, entry gained through door. Compact discs taken. Total loss: $4454.
200 block of Beach Road: May 21, entry gained through door. Tools taken. Total loss: $2,000.