Edgewood Tobacco Center Robbery

Report #: 11-53-003713

EDGEWOOD, MD _ On Saturday at approximately 4:52 p.m., Troopers from the Maryland State Police – Bel Air Barrack responded to the Tobacco Center at 1835A Pulaski Highway for a report of an armed robbery. 

Two employees were in the process of closing the store for the night, when two masked men entered the store.  One of the suspects brandished a black handgun and demanded money from the cash register and lottery machine. 

The gunman is described as a dark skinned black male between 20-25 years of age with a thin build between 5’2″-5’4″ tall and weighing between 100-120 pounds.  He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled over his head and face, blue jeans, dark boots, dark gloves and a dark mask covering the bottom half of his face. 

The second suspect is described as a dark skinned black male between 20-25 years of age with a thin build standing between 5’4″-5’6″ tall and weighing between 100-120 pounds.  The second suspect was wearing a plain brown hooded sweatshirt with the hood over his head and face, torn blue jeans, dark gloves, a dark knit cap and a black and white bandana over his face.  

The suspects stole an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency and four cartons of cigarettes before fleeing on foot.

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