On 06/03/09 at approximately 3:20 p.m., Troopers were dispatched to the area of Abingdon Road at MD 924 in Abingdon for a report of a robbery.
Upon arrival, contact was made with the elderly victim who reported that he had been walking along Abingdon Road near MD 924 when he was approached from behind by an unknown person. The suspect reached into the victim’s back pocket and removed his wallet which contained an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect then fled through the adjacent shopping center towards MD 924. The victim attempted to give chase but fell and was unable to keep up.
The suspect was described as a black male in his late teens to early twenties, bushy hair, and wearing a white tank top.
The case is being investigated by the Maryland State Police-Bel Air Barrack Criminal Investigation Section. Anyone with information is urged to contact Trooper First Class Sean Nevin at 410-838-4101 extension 319.