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Police arrest suspect after Edgewater home Invasion

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Posted at 12:48 PM, Aug 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-20 10:02:02-04

WMAR, Edgewater MD — On August 13, 2021, around midnight officers responded to a 911 call for a home invasion in the 300 block of Likes Road in Edgewater.

The 74-year-old victim told officers that an armed man she didn't know, entered her bedroom and stabbed her. According to Anne Arundel County police the victim sustained a small puncture wound to her upper torso and was able to get away and call 911 for help.

The suspect then left the home.

49-year-old Paul Daniel Harell has been charged in this crime.

Harell was charged with:

  • Assault-First Degree
  • Home Invasion
  • Burglary-First Degree
  • Attempted First Degree Rape
  • Assault-Second Degree
  • Attempted Second Degree Rape

This is an active and ongoing investigation. Southern District detectives are urging anyone with information to contact 410-222-1960. Individuals wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line at 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers 24-Hours a day toll-free at 1-866-7LOCKUP.