Police: Four armed robberies within hours are connected, suspects wanted
12:23 PM, Oct 27, 2017
5:59 PM, Oct 27, 2017
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. (WMAR) - Anne Arundel County Police are looking for two men after four businesses were robbed on the same day, within hours of each other.
Police say all of the robberies were on Thursday afternoon in Anne Arundel County.
The first incident happened around 3:21 p.m. at the Metro PCS store at 661 Old Mill Road in Millersville. Police say two men walked into the store, showed a handgun, demanded money and store merchandise, and then ran away.
The next robbery was an hour later at a GameStop. Police said two men walked into the store at 7300 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie around 4:35 p.m. The men showed a handgun, demanded cash and store merchandise, and drove away in a dark-colored car.
Police say the third incident was an attempted robbery around 5:56 p.m. at the Subway at 2641 Riva Road in Annapolis. Two men walked into the restaurant, showed a handgun, and demanded money. The Subway employee ran to the back of the store, and the suspects drove away in a dark-colored car.
The last incident was only 15 minutes later in Edgewater and was also an attempted robbery. Police said two men walked into the Arby's at 3 Mayo Road around 6:11 p.m., jumped over the counter and demanded money from the cash register. One of the men implied that he had a weapon.
An employee then exited the restaurant and the men drove away in a light-colored car.
In all four incidents, the suspects were described as black men wearing dark clothing. In two of the incidents, witnesses said they looking like they were in their late teens to early 20's
If you witnessed anything in connection with any of the robberies or you have information, which could help detectives, you're asked to call the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line at 410-222-4700.