GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WMAR) -- Police in Anne Arundel County have arrested and charged Leroy Carl Boffen after they say he attempted to rob an IHOP restaurant restroom.
At about 5:15 p.m. Monday, officers responded to the IHOP in the 7100 block of Ritchie Highway for a report of a man armed with a gun.
Officers spoke with the 36-year-old male victim, who advised that a suspect approached him and demanded money from him in the men's restroom area while implying that he was armed with a firearm.
The victim was able to push his way out of the restroom and get away from the suspect.
During the investigation, police determined that it was a targeted incident and developed Boffen as a suspect.
Boffen was arrested and charged with attempted armed robbery and related offenses.
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