The Harford County Sheriff’s Office faced a busy night in Edgewood from Thursday night into early Friday morning, responding to calls for a pair of stabbings and a robbery within three hours of one another. The information below was provided by the Sheriff’s Office and is presented in chronological order.
ROBBERY – On Thursday June 26, at 9:36 p.m. deputies responded to the area of Woodbridge Center Way and Acorn Ridge Ct in reference to an attempted theft involving a knife.
Police were advised a black male along with several black females were trying to steal a Razor scooter from a residence the area of the 1300 block Acorn Ridge Ct. When a witness confronted the subjects the male pulled a knife and threatened him. The witness called police and a lookout was posted for the suspect.
Deputies then located a subject matching the description at Hanson Road and Harford Square Drive. As deputies attempted to stop the subject he fled on foot. The subject was chased on foot thru the development and apprehended in the 1300 block of Harford Square Drive. He was identified as Kenneth James Young, 39, of 706 Brooke Court in Joppa. Young was later identified by witnesses as the suspect involved in the theft.
He was charged with robbery, resisting arrest and theft. He is being held in the Harford County Detention Center without bond. There were no injuries.
STABBING #1 – On June 26th at 11:45 p.m. deputies responded to the 500 block of Candlewood Drive, Edgewood, for a report of an assault.
Upon arrival deputies made contact with the victim, Joshua Denzel Taylor, 20, 1600 block of Division St. in Baltimore. The victim reported being chased by several subjects, who after catching him, began kicking and punching him. During the assault Mr. Taylor was stabbed in the back.
He was treated at the scene by EMS personnel from the Joppa Magnolia VFC and then transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview. While his current condition is not known his wounds were not considered to be life threatening. Mr. Taylor also reported his wallet containing personal items was stolen. He was unable to identify any suspects at this time. No other information is available at this time.
STABBING #2 – On June 27th at 12:54 a.m. deputies responded to the 1800 block Grempler Way, Edgewood, for a report of a subject sitting on the steps of a townhome and bleeding.
Upon arrival, deputies determined the subject had been stabbed in the abdomen. They identified the subject as Todd Ellis Harris, 44, of the 1900 Block of Brookside Drive, Edgewood. He was treated at the scene by EMS personnel from the Joppa Magnolia VFC and then flown by Maryland State Police Medivac to the University of Maryland STU. His condition was listed as critical. The victim was unable to provide any suspect information and the case is under investigation. No other information is available at this time.