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Police: Man in unicorn costume robs High's convenience store in Baldwin

A man dressed as a unicorn and wielding a crowbar robbed a High’s convenience store in Baldwin Saturday morning, according to the Baltimore County Police Department.

At about 5:22 a.m., police responded to a report of a robbery at the High’s at 13522 Long Green Pike, a police spokesman said.

After stealing money and cigarettes, the man in the unicorn costume fled the scene and soon after crashed his car near the intersection of Manor and Sweet Air roads several miles away, according to police.

Officers located the man at the scene of the accident, according to police. He was taken to a hospital, where he is in custody.

Another person was also transported to the hospital as a result of the crash, police said.

The man’s identity and condition were not immediately available.

No one else was injured in the incident, police said. A High’s employee reached by phone declined to comment.

Detectives in the robbery unit of the Baltimore County Police Criminal Investigations Bureau are investigating the incident.

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