Man pulls knife in front of Baltimore 7-Eleven over panhandling

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BALTIMORE, MD – Police in Baltimore are investigating a knife incident outside a 7-Eleven that started from a panhandling complaint.

According to police, At approximately 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, officers responded to the 7-Eleven at 4000 Ritchie Highway in Baltimore in response to a report of an assault that had just occurred.

During an argument in front of the store, the victim and another subject were discussing panhandling when the suspect approached them. The suspect displayed a pocket knife and held it up to the victim’s face. As soon as the two men stopped arguing, the suspect drove off in a dark blue Chevrolet sedan.

The suspect is described as a  black male, approximately 6’-00”, with hair in dreadlocks, and glasses, last seen wearing a blue shirt, gray sweatpants, and blue gloves, armed with a knife.

Northern District detectives are investigating the incident and ask that anyone with information contact them at (410) 222-6135 or the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line at (410) 222-4700.

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