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Man Carjacked at Edgewood MARC Station: Harford Sheriff

An armed robbery turned into the theft of a teal Lexus, the Harford County Sheriff's Office reported.

The carjacking reportedly occurred around 1 a.m. on March 15, 2014.
The carjacking reportedly occurred around 1 a.m. on March 15, 2014.
A man told police he was carjacked after dropping off his friend at the Edgewood MARC Station Saturday morning, according to the Harford County Sheriff's Office.

At approximately 1 a.m. Saturday, deputies were called to 1 Edgewood Road for a carjacking that had just occurred near the MARC station, the sheriff's office reported.

A 41-year-old Baltimore man told deputies he dropped his friend off and was walking back to his car when two men in their late teens or early twenties approached him, the report stated.

The Edgewood MARC station is only operational Monday through Friday, according to the Maryland Transit Administration.

The victim told police that his friend was meeting a girlfriend at the station, and after he dropped the friend off, he stopped to relieve himself and was walking back to his car when two men approached him, according to The Aegis.

One man, wearing a dark hoodie with skulls on the front, pointed a gun at him and demanded cash, according to police, who said the suspect was approximately 6' tall and of thin build.

Another man, also armed with a handgun, came up behind the victim, the report stated. The second suspect was approximately 5'6", of medium to heavy build and wearing a black hat with a red brim.

The victim said his wallet was in his car, and a cell phone and undisclosed amount of cash were subsequently stolen in addition to his vehicle, according to The Aegis.

The thinner suspect stole the victim's 2001 teal Lexus, which has Maryland registration 3AY3374, according to police, while the other man left in dark-colored vehicle.

Anyone with information may contact Detective Tammy Burns at 410-835-5043. 

Tipsters who would like to remain anonymous may report their information in the following ways: 
  • Online send info at http://www.harfordsheriff.org/wanted.
  • Text "CRIMES" (274637) with "MCS" at the beginning of the message, then add the tip.
  • Call Harford Crime Solvers at 1-888-540-8477.
Tips submitted online, by text and to Harford Crime Solvers could qualify for a reward of up to a $2,000.
Ron March 16, 2014 at 09:58 AM
I'm not saying violence is the way, but as long as criminals know their victims are unarmed it makes us all potential prey. Contact your Maryland reps and support HB 36 to remove the "good and substantial" requirement and make Maryland a Shall Issue state. Criminals will then have to rethink the career choice.
Ahno Datsrite March 16, 2014 at 11:36 AM
Diversity comes to Harford County...what a wonderful thing! Now we can all marvel at what the residents of Baltimore City have taken for granted for years: That there are armed and dangerous sociopaths roaming the streets, ready to commit a violent crime whenever the impulse strikes them. Great, just great...
Harford County Native March 16, 2014 at 08:07 PM
I think there is more to this story. Where was his friend if he just dropped him off? Especially at the closed Marc station.
Dave Ross March 17, 2014 at 07:52 AM
If the parking lot doesn't have security cameras, this would be a good argument to have them installed.
FLRush March 22, 2014 at 05:00 PM
How about a little more description information. Were the individuals white, black, hispanic ? Somebody at the Aberdeen station also got robbed a couple of weeks ago, I would hope there are cameras installed and maybe there should be alarm stations set up like on college campuses.

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