GLEN BURNIE, Md. -
It doesn't take long before you see a police cruiser on Country Club Drive in Glen Burnie.
It is by design as police respond to the armed burglary of a 70 year old woman on the 100 block Saturday night.
Police say the suspect broke into her home, had a knife but when he realized she was awake he took off; the search for him has been on ever since.
"Just a lot of cops coming around. They're constantly running by...it's good to see," said neighbor Tammy Fuller.
As are the traffic stops and ID checks police have been doing in this neighborhood.
Officers don't know exactly who they are looking for, detectives say when the suspect broke in he covered his face with one of the victim's shirts.
If this all sounds familiar, it's because it is; almost exactly two years ago on that very same street there was a sexual assault of an elderly victim.
While the end result of the two crimes is different, the similarities are too much for the Anne Arundel County Police to ignore.
"We're looking into the possibility that it could be connected but we haven't unequivocally determined that to some incidents that took place a couple of years ago on that same street on Country Club Drive," said Anne Arundel County Police Spokesperson Justin Mulcahy.
Because in 2010 the MO was the same; same street, an elderly victim and it happened late at night.
Two years is quite the time between incidents but the two cases are similar enough to raise concerns and the defenses of this tight neighborhood.
"All of our neighbors talk to each other, which is a good thing. We keep everybody informed and we keep an eye out on elderly people if we know they are by themselves, we're just aware," said Fuller.
Being aware is exactly what police are asking these residents to be.
If you remember anything from either incident, call the Northern District at 410.222.6135
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