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Man robbed of bike at gunpoint in Crofton

Man robbed of bike at gunpoint in Crofton
Posted at 9:42 AM, Aug 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-10 09:42:51-04

A Crofton man was robbed of his bicycle while riding behind a shopping center in Crofton late Thursday night, Anne Arundel County Police said.

Officers were called to the 1100 block of Crain Highway around 10:55 p.m. where a man said he was riding his bike when another man approached him, displayed a handgun, and demanded the bike.

The man riding the bike turned it over and the suspect fled the scene on his newly stolen wheels. Police searched the area with K9 and helicopter units but were not able to locate the suspect. No one was injured in the incident.

The bike thief was described as a white man, about 5-foot 6-inches tall, with short hair, wearing red shorts.