Robber steals cash, cigarettes from 7-11


An armed robber in Harford County really needed a smoke Saturday night.

The man who held up an Edgewood 7-11 Saturday morning with a knife, stole an undisclosed amount of money and an assortment of cigarettes from the convenience store.

A clerk told police the man entered the store located at 1020 Gateway Road  around 4:45 a.m. He brandished a knife grabbed the money and cigarettes and took off toward Gateway Road.

The suspect was described as approximately 5'9" to 6' tall, medium build, 220-250 pounds with light brown hair. Police said he had facial hair, possibly a goatee, and was wearing a light gray zippered hoodie, a black or blue baseball cap with a flat brim, blue jeans and black sneakers.

Anyone having any information is asked to contact Detective Andrew Lane at 410-836-5431. Anyone with information who wishes to remain anonymous may report their information by submitting a tip online at or to Metro Crime Stoppers: Text "CRIMES" (274637).


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