Armed robbers target cash, narcotics in Harford County

7-11, pharmacy, robbed at knifepoint

ABINGDON, Md. (WMAR) - Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies are looking for suspects in two separate armed robberies­­—one targeting cigarettes and cash, the other, prescription drugs.

Police said the first robbery happened at 5:25 a.m. Saturday at the 7-11 on the corner of Rt. 7 and Abindgon Road in Abingdon. The suspect approached the cashier with a knife and demanded money and cigarettes. After getting both, he fled on foot towards Rt. 7.

The suspect is described as a white man, approximately 25-30 years of age, 6'00 and weighing 175-180 lbs.  He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, jeans, thick prescription style black glasses, and was covering his face with a piece of navy blue sweatshirt material.

The second robbery happened around 3 p.m. at the Darlington Pharmacy, located at 1115 Main Street in Darlington. Witnesses told police that a white man wearing a black ski mask threatened the pharmacist with a knife and demanded narcotics. The pharmacist told the man they did not have any and the suspect left the building.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5'10", wearing blue jeans and a dark jacket covering multiple sweatshirts.  Police think the suspect may have been working with an accomplice who was seen outside the pharmacy during the robbery.  The accomplice is described as a white male, approximately 5'9", slim build, approximately 20 years old, with a short beard, long hair, long pants, and a black hooded sweatshirt.  Both were last seen headed towards the Main Street Post Office.  No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information regarding the crime who wishes to remain anonymous may report their information via the Sheriff's Office through www.harfordsheriff.org. Qualifying tips submitted that lead to a conviction may be eligible for up to $ 2,000.00 in rewards. 

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