OCPD TRYING TO IDENTIFY ROBBERY SUSPECT

On October 10, 2011, at approximately 7:50 p.m.Ocean City Police responded to the area of 81st Street and Coastal Highway, in reference to a robbery. 

Officers met with a female victim who stated she was retrieving an item from inside her parked car when an unknown black male suspect approached her from behind and  placed what she believed to be a gun to her neck. The female was pushed into the car at which time the suspect then stole the victim’s purse as well as a laptop computer.

Ocean City Police forensic services unit personnel processed the scene for evidence.  The suspect is described as a  black male, 30 to 40 years old, approximately 5’10, with a muscular build, weighing about 200 lbs.  He was wearing dark clothing at the time of the robbery.

Ocean City Police are asking anyone with information about the incident and/or the suspect to contact OCPD Detective James Rodriguez at 410-520-5347 or jrodriguez@oceancitymd.gov; you do not have to give your name.