Shoplifter strangled worker at Glen Burnie discount store

GLEN BURNIE, MD – Police are investigating a robbery and assault at Roses discount store on Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard in Glen Burnie. On Wednesday, at around 5 pm, a man was caught shoplifting and approached by a store employee.

The suspect proceeded to grab the store worker by the neck and strangled them. A second employee intervened and the suspect fled the store on foot.

A search for the suspect by responding officers was unsuccessful.

The suspect was described as a black male, of unknown age, approximately 5’05”, 130 lbs., last seen wearing all black with a black hat and facemask.

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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