Police Investigating Attempted Robbery At Glen Burnie Gas Station Convenience Store

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GLEN BURNIE, MD (POLICE BLOTTER) – On July 18, 2022, at approximately 9:45 p.m. officers, responded to a report of an attempted robbery that had just occurred at the American Food Mart and Gas Station located at 5502 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie.

“The employee stated that a black male entered the store and demanded a specific tobacco product. The employee recognized the man as a suspect from a prior shoplifting and refused to provide him with the product,” police said. “The suspect displayed a knife and threatened the employee before fleeing the store on foot in an unknown direction.”

The suspect is described as a black male, 5’10”-6’0”, medium to slim build, close-cut hair, wearing a black jacket and black pants.

CID detectives are investigating the incident and ask anyone with information to contact them at (410) 222-4720 or the Anne Arundel County Police Tip-Line at (410) 222-4700.