County police arrested a Glen Burnie man on charges of striking a Baltimore woman in the face early yesterday and trying to rob the woman and her aunt after they refused to buy drugs from him.
Chancy Robinson, 31, of the 100 block of Warwickshire Lane, was charged with attempted robbery and battery.
The victim, Victoria A. Williams, 34, of the 800 block of Glade Court, told police she and her aunt were at the Brooklyn Park Shopping Center at Townsend Avenue and Ritchie Highway about 1:30 a.m. when a man approached them and asked if they wanted to buy drugs. When the women said no, the man said he had a gun and wanted the rings on Williams' fingers. When she refused, the assailant hit her in the face with his hand.
Williams saw police nearby and reported the incident. Police arrested the man before he got off the shopping center parking )) lot.
Williams was treated at Harbor Hospital for an injury to her nose and released.
4 cars are vandalized at Green Tree Apartments
Vandals broke into four cars parked on the lot of the Green Tree Apartments in Glen Burnie over the weekend, said county police, who suspect the incidents are related.
Someone smashed the driver's side window of a vehicle belonging to Adrienne E. Smith, of the 8000 block of Winding Wood Road, Sunday afternoon, but took nothing, police said.
Gilda Ann Duncan, of the 8000 block of Budding Branch Road, told police someone pried open the driver's side door of her vehicle Saturday night and took $2 in loose change.
Robert A. Schofield, also of the 8000 block of Budding Branch Road, said his car was vandalized Saturday night between 10 p.m. and midnight. He estimated there was $1,350 in damage from the broken driver's side window, the broken stereo and missing stereo face plate.
His wife, Lisa Schofield, told police that someone broke into her car by prying open the driver's side door about the same time. The thief caused extensive damage to the dashboard, attempted unsuccessfully to remove the stereo and stole a case of 20 compact discs worth $300, she told police.
Glen Burnie: A Glen Burnie man's paddle boat was stolen overnight Saturday from the pier to which it was bolted in the 100 block of Bell Ave. Owner Anthony Craig Morris told police the boat was worth $900.
Glen Burnie: Thieves stole work tools valued at $630 Sunday evening from the rear of a truck parked at the Home Depot in the 600 block of Ordnance Road.
Pub Date: 7/31/96