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Man, woman wanted in Columbia Mall robbery

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Posted at 1:55 PM, Jul 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-26 14:00:20-04

Police are looking for two suspects accused of robbing the Macy’s at Columbia Mall on July 10.

Howard County Police said an employee was preparing to lock up the store around 9:15 p.m. when he saw shopping bags filled with merchandise near the store’s exit.

A man and a woman approached the bags, according to police. The male suspect implied he had a gun and threatened the employee. The two got away with the merchandise. No one was injured.

The suspects are described as a black male with a beard, approximately 30 years old, 6 feet tall and 180 pounds. He was seen wearing glasses, a white jacket, blue jeans and black boots. The second suspect is described as a black female, approximately 25 years old, 5 feet 1 inch tall, weighing 100 pounds. She was seen wearing a ball cap, red shirt, shorts and sneakers.

Detectives are offering a reward of up to $1,500 for information. Contact police at 410-313-STOP or hcpdcrimetips@howardcountymd.gov.