Eight people have been shot in the last 24 hours citywide—right before the holiday weekend. It’s the latest in a string of concerning crimes, including the takeover of a downtown convenience store.
Another mob of juveniles causes problems in downtown Baltimore. This time, it happens inside a 7-Eleven where dozens of kids came for free Slurpees but ended up stealing much more.
“Flash mob” robberies. It’s a disturbing trend in Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and right here in Maryland. Large groups of young people swarm stores, take what they want and leave just as fast. Police are now trying to get the problem under control.
Montgomery County police are investigating a robbery of a 7-Eleven in Germantown by more than two dozen people.