Gunman robs liquor store of cash, flees scene in car


An armed man robbed a North Laurel liquor store Monday night, Howard County police said.

The cashier at the Island Liquors store was not injured in the 11:40 p.m. robbery, police said.

The gunman entered the store in the 10000 block of Washington Blvd. and demanded money, police said.

After the cashier complied, the robber ran to a dark-colored car that appeared to be late 1970s or early 1980s model Chevrolet Camaro and drove away, police said.

The robber was described as black, about 5 feet 9 inches, 155 pounds, with short hair and brown eyes. He wore a dark blue T-shirt and blue jeans, police said.

Anyone with information should call county police at 313-2220.


* Jessup: 8200 block of Patuxent Range Road: Officers responding to an alarm found the front glass door of Electrical General Corp. shattered early Monday, but police said there appeared to be no entry.

6200 block of Preston Court: Someone removed a chain and lock from a trailer at a construction site and stole tools early Saturday, police said.

* Savage: 8400 block of Fair St.: A fax-answering machine was stolen from an office at Savage Park early Friday, police said.

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