BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (WJZ)–Baltimore County Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect involved in a robbery of a 71-year-old man.
Police say that on May 22, 2016, around 9:40 p.m., the victim was followed from the Mars store on Reisterstown Road to an Exxon gas station on Franklin Boulevard where he cashed in a lottery ticket for $50.READ MORE: Anne Arundel County Executive Says He's Willing To Comprise As State Highway Officials Continue To Push For Third Span On Bay Bridge
After leaving the store, police say the victim reached Tarragon Road and Salony Drive when he was approached by the suspect and one other person. One of the suspects allegedly pulled out a handgun and announced a robbery. When the man resisted the robbery, police say the suspects threw him to the ground and took money from the man.READ MORE: Researchers From University Of Maryland's School Of Public Health Find COVID-19 Variants Are More Becoming Airborne
This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County police.MORE NEWS: Montgomery County Announces Fourth Annual Active Aging Week
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call police at 410-887-6979 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.