Annapolis man charged in robbery


An Annapolis man was being held in the county jail yesterday, charged with robbery and resisting arrest.

James A. Thomas, 24, of the 100 block Obery Court was arrested near his home about 5 a.m. Friday

He is charged with robbing Luis A. Salinas, 25, of the first block of Jefferson Place.

Mr. Salinas told police that he was walking from his home to Anne Arundel Medical Center seeking treatment for a sore throat about 4:30 a.m. Friday when a woman and two men accosted him near Calvert and West streets and demanded a dollar.

When Mr. Salinas reached into his wallet, one of the men grabbed it and took between $45 and $60.

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