A man robbed a prostitute of her cell phone and tied her up at gunpoint at a Linthicum motel, Anne Arundel County police said.
The victim, 19, said she had made an appointment to meet with a client she had met on the Internet site Craigslist on Thursday. When he showed up at the Motel 6 at 5179 Raynor Ave., he displayed a handgun, ordered her to remove her clothes and demanded her money. He found no money but took her cell phone and knife.
He was described as black, 22 or 23 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 170 pounds, with silver-streaked hair and a goatee with sideburns past his ears. He wore a black long-sleeve T-shirt, blue jeans, black belt and black shoes.
Teens use pepper spray to rob man
A man walking in a Harundale park was robbed and sprayed with pepper spray, Anne Arundel County police said.
He told police that he was in the park in the area of Goodwood and Guilford roads about 6:30 p.m. Monday when a group of seven teens assaulted him. One boy sprayed him in the face, and the group stole a Nokia cell phone and $10 from his pockets before fleeing on foot.
Teens charged with stealing GPS
Two Severna Park teenagers were charged with breaking into cars and stealing a GPS unit and credit cards, Anne Arundel County police said.
Police responding to reports of car break-ins on the 700 block of Laurel Lane about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday pulled over a car leaving the neighborhood and searched the car for a possible drug violation.
Officers found a TomTom GPS unit and several credit cards that didn't match the names of the suspects. Further investigation revealed the GPS was stolen from a vehicle on Echo Bay Court in Gambrills, and the credit cards were swiped from a vehicle on Ben Oaks Drive in Severna Park.
Blake Randall Schneider, 18, of the 600 block of Hollywood Road, and Paul Kalin Rozanski, 18, from the 400 block of Highfield Court, were charged with two counts of theft under $500 and two counts of tampering with automobiles. Schneider was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
Annapolis students arrested at school
Three students at an Annapolis school for troubled children were arrested during several disturbances over two days, city police said.
A 12-year-old boy who was banging and kicking doors at the Phoenix School, 291 Locust Ave., was arrested at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Police said he vandalized the school office and had to be physically restrained by staff members. He was charged with disturbing school activities and destruction of property.
A half-hour later, a 15-year-old boy became enraged after a teacher refused his request for a sip of her soda. Police said he hollered repeatedly while wandering through the halls that he was "going to blow this [expletive] place up!" and was arrested and charged with disturbing school activities and making a bomb threat.
The next day, a 15-year-old boy was charged with assault and disturbing school activities after attacking a 16-year-old student as staff members tried to restrain him, police said.