GLEN BURNIE, Md. - Anne Arundel County Police are looking for a woman they think is behind several armed robberies who favors wearing a particular purple scarf while committing crime.
The latest robbery happened Saturday at a Royal Farms store in the 200 block of Oak Manor Drive in Glen Burnie around 4:45 a.m. The clerk told police a woman wearing a purple scarf came into the store brandishing a handgun and demanded money. The clerk turned over the cash and the suspect ran from the store on foot, last seen headed towards Oak Manor Drive.
Officers searched the area but could not find the suspect.
At around the same time, officers were responding to another Glen Burnie business for a report of an attempted armed robbery. Employees at the Rite Aid in the 1700 block of Crain Highway told police a woman wearing a purple skull cap with a purple bandana covering her face came into the store, pulled a gun and demanded money from the register. The woman left the store without any money when she saw an additional two employees behind the counter.
No one was injured during the robbery attempt.
Officers responded to the scene, but were unable to find the suspect who is described as a light skinned black female, 5”4’ tall, 140 -160 lbs., wearing a black sweatshirt, purple skullcap and with a purple bandana covering her face.
Police believe the same woman may be responsible for an armed robbery of a Severn CVS on August 23. The suspect in that robbery is also described a light skinned woman wearing a purple scarf.
The investigation is continuing.
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