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One of two suspects arrested after gas station robbery in Glen Burnie

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Posted at 10:56 AM, Nov 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-03 10:56:03-04

One of two suspects were arrested after an armed robbery at a Shell gas station last week. 

Police say that officers responded to the Shell gas station at 501 Crain Highway on October 24 after reports of a robbery. Store employees told police that two men entered the store, one of them had a gun and demanded money. 

The employees said they complied and the men ran our off the store. 

After an investigation, Robbery Detectives were able to identify one of the suspects in the robbery. On Wednesday detectives were able to find and arrest Russel Lee Howard Jr. 

Police said they conducted a search warrant at Howard's house where they found multiple items related to the robbery. 

Howard was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery, First Degree Assault, Firearm Use, and more. 

No information has been released on the second suspect.