BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City Police have confirmed Deputy Commissioner Daniel Murphy and a woman were robbed at gun point Friday evening near Patterson Park.
Officials say the couple was approached by four men in a white SUV around 9:00 p.m. in the 2200 block of East Pratt Street while they were walking.READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Boy Dies After Thursday Shooting In Northwest Baltimore, Police Say
Two African-American males exited the vehicle, brandished a gun, and demanded their property. A purse, wallet, cash and cell phones were taken.
Police say the suspects fled northbound on Paterson Park Avenue. Murphy and his wife are reported to be okay.READ MORE: Maryland Officials Warn Residents About Rise In COVID-19 Related Scams
Murphy was selected by Police Commissioner Michael Harrison back in March to oversee Consent Decree compliance.
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