Young armed robber arrested near Marley Station, found by police K-9

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GLEN BURNIE, MD – Anne Arundel Police said a juvenile was approached by a 12-year-old male who said he had a weapon and robbed the child.

According to Anne Arundel Police, on Saturday, at approximately 5:30 p.m. officers responded to the 7900 block of Ritchie Highway for a robbery of a citizen.

“The juvenile victim advised he was approached by a suspect who implied he was armed. The suspect demanded the victim’s personal property and went through the victim’s pockets before fleeing the scene. Officers and K9s searched the area for the suspect,” the department said.

A police K9 located the suspect in a wooded area, and he was taken into custody. The suspect was charged accordingly. There were no injuries reported in this incident. The 12-year-old armed robber was taken into custody and charged by police.