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MTA Police seeking man who attempted to rob a 75-year-old woman at Reisterstown Metro stop

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Posted at 11:36 AM, Aug 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-31 17:50:59-04
Maryland Transit Administration Police are still looking for a man who attempted to rob a 75-year-old woman on the escalator at the Reisterstown Plaza Metro stop. 
 
The attempted armed robbery happened on May 25 at the station in the 6300 block of Wabash Avenue. The woman was going up the escalator when she was approached by a man, who showed a handgun and said he was going to kill her if she did not give up her purse.
 
The woman yelled, and the man assaulted her. 
 
He then left in a tan colored minivan. Before the incident, police said, the suspect and the victim boarded the same coach at Reisterstown Plaza Shopping Center.
 
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the MTA Police, Det. Richardson at 410-454-1624 or the MTA Police 24-hour communications line at 410-454-7720.
 

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