Two teens charged for robbery of Columbia woman

Howard County police car photo courtesy of Howard County Police Department

COLUMBIA, MD – Howard County police officers have arrested a 16-year-old and 17-year-old male in connection with a robbery and assault in Columbia.

On Monday, the two teens approached a woman and, without provocation, assaulted her. They stole her cell phone and fled the scene at around 9:15 pm.

Later, police found the suspects in the area of Warfield Parkway and Twin Rivers Road.

They were charged with robbery, theft, and assault. Their names were not released due to their ages.

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