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.