A Perryman teen is charged with armed robbery and other offenses for allegedly robbing a man in the tunnel under the Aberdeen Amtrak train station Monday night but failing obtain any cash or valuables, police said.
Matthew L. Moorehead, 17, of the 300 block of Mayberry Drive in Perryman was arrested at approximately 10 p.m. Monday night by Aberdeen police. According to police, at approximately 2:20 p.m. that afternoon, Moorehead approached a 64-year-old Aberdeen man, produced a handgun, and demanded his wallet. The wallet was empty and Moorehead was unable to obtain anything from the man’s pockets before fleeing the area.
Moorehead has been charged as an adult with armed robbery, attempted robbery, and handgun violations. He is being held at the Harford County Detention Center on $100,000 bail. Aberdeen police said charges are pending against another individual in connection with the incident.