Pair robs man in wheelchair of coat, backpack


A wheelchair-bound man was robbed on a bike path in east Columbia Monday, Howard County police said yesterday.

LTC No one was injured and no weapons were used during the incident.

The man, identified as Gregory Myrick of Owen Brown village, was riding along a bike path from Wind-harp Way to Stevens Forest Road area when two men approached him on foot, a police report said.

L Police said the men took Myrick's leather coat and backpack.

They are described as black males between 18 and 25 years old.

The first man was described as 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10 and wearing a gold hoop earring in his left ear, a baseball cap, a long puffy black coat, black pants and tan boots.

The second man was decribed as being 6 feet tall, weighing 200 pounds, and wearing a black knit Raiders hat, black coat, blue pants and black boots.

Pub Date: 12/04/96

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