William S. James Elementary School in Abingdon was locked down by the Harford County Sheriff’s Office early Friday afternoon as a precautionary measure after a nearby bank was robbed.
Police said Harford Bank was robbed Friday afternoon and a suspect fled in the direction of the elementary school, prompting the lockdown.
From the Harford County Sheriff’s Office:
The male subject in the included photos is being sought for questioning in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on December 5, 2008 at approx 12:40 pm at the Harford Bank located in the 2900 Block of Emmorton Road, Abingdon, MD.
The black male is described as medium build in his mid-twenties wearing a dark blue coat, dark skull cap, and bandanna. He displayed a black in color handgun, robbed the bank and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash towards Abingdon Road.
If you have any information regarding the suspect, contact:
Harford County Sheriff’s Office
Criminal Investigations Unit
Det. Georgiades (410-836-5431) or Cpl. Ruszala (410-836-5429)
Reference HCSO # 2008-159873