(Aberdeen, Maryland) March 25, 2009- Last night at about 9:30 PM patrol officers responded to the Burger King located in the 1000 block of Beards Hill Road for a reported armed robbery and assault.
Investigation revealed a man entered the store threatening employees with a handgun. One employee was assaulted and forced to give the suspect an unknown amount of money. The suspect fled the business on foot.
With the description given responding officers located and arrested a suspect in the rear of a nearby apartment complex.
Kevin R. Booker 25, of the 600 block of Sugar Hill Road in Joppa has been charged with armed robbery, assault, theft and several handgun violations. A handgun was recovered at the time of the arrest. Booker is currently being held at he Harford County Detention Center.
The Burger King employee that was injured during the incident was treated and released from a local hospital.