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Man arrested in connection with at least 6 convenience store robberies

Posted at 10:32 AM, Jun 14, 2016

Police have arrested a man they say is responsible for a string of at least six convenience store robberies.

Mark Eugene Peters, 28, was taken into custody on June 9. He’s being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center without bail and has been charged with multiple counts of armed robbery in connection with four armed robbery incidents in Baltimore County.

From May 24 to June 4, Peters robbed four different Royal Farms stores in Baltimore County, police said.

An investigation revealed that Peters also robbed a Royal Farms store in Harford County and another Royal Farms in Howard County.

Peters has not yet been served warrants from the other jurisdictions.

The first robbery occurred just before 1 a.m. on May 24, according to police. Peters walked into a Royal Farms on the 7200 block of York Road and displayed a handgun, demanding that the clerk open the register. Police said Peters left with an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes.

Baltimore County Police Department, Baltimore City Police Department, Harford County Sheriff’s Office, Howard County Police Department and the FBI Baltimore Violent Crimes task Force all worked together to identify the suspect.

Detectives are continuing to investigate to see if Peters is involved in the below listed robberies that happened in Baltimore City:

May 25 1:49 a.m.  - Royal Farms Store 6100 block of Holabird Avenue

May 26 12:10 a.m.  - Royal Farms Store 3700 block of Fleet Street

May 26 12:42 a.m.  - 7-Eleven 600 block of West 33rd Street 21211

June 2 1:21 a.m.  - Royal Farms Store 200 block of West Coldspring Avenue

June 2 2:08 a.m.  - Royal Farms Store 1000 block of West 41st Street

June 6 12:55 a.m.  - Royal Farms Store 3600 block of Keswick Avenue

June 8 2:16 a.m.  - Royal Farms Store 1000 block of West 41st Street

June 8 4:24 a.m.  - 7-Eleven 6200 block of Belair Road

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