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Police investigating attempted robbery of a Glen Burnie Popeye's Wednesday

Posted at 6:27 PM, Dec 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-19 18:27:22-05

GLEN BURNIE, Md. — Anne Arundel County officers responded for a report of a bomb threat at the Popeye's located at 7009 Ritchie Highway in Glen Burnie early Wednesday .

Officials say the suspect entered the restaurant, displayed a note indicating that he had a bomb and demanded money. They employee did not comply and the suspect fled on foot towards Crain Highway.

An off-duty officer was in the area and found the suspect. Following a search it was revealed he was not in possession of an explosive device.

He was then arrested and transported to Northern District for processing.