Ocean City Police Charge Two Individuals with Armed Robbery
Ocean City, MD- (July 11, 2022): The Ocean City Police Department has identified and charged two individuals in connection with an armed robbery that occurred on June 15, 2022.
Ocean City Police began investigating a report of an armed robbery that occurred in the area of 16th Street and Philadelphia Ave around 10:39 p.m. on June 15, 2022. The victim (18-year-old male) told officers that three individuals had approached him and engaged him in a conversation before robbing him at gunpoint. The suspects left the area with the victim’s belongings before officers arrived on the scene. With the assistance of the victim, a witness, and the City Watch camera system, officers were able to obtain a description of the three suspects. In addition, the City Watch cameras showed that the suspects had discarded some of the victim’s personal property in a trashcan on the Boardwalk at 13th Street. Officers were able to recover the discarded item and the victim identified the item as one of the items reported stolen.
On June 20, 2022, Ocean City Police detectives were notified that the Baltimore County Police Department had arrested two individuals on unrelated charges. During their arrest, Baltimore County Police officers located personal property belonging to our victim. On June 22, 2022, Ocean City Police detectives traveled to Baltimore County to take custody of the victim’s personal belongings. In addition, detectives attempted to interview the suspects. The suspects were identified as Takala Robinson and a juvenile male. The third suspect has not been identified at this time.
With the assistance of the victim, witnesses, the City Watch camera system, and the Baltimore County Police Department, the Ocean City Police Department was able to charge the following two people:
- Takala Robinson, 19, Pasadena, MD: Armed robbery, robbery, assault first-degree and assault second-degree. Robinson is currently in custody in Baltimore County, Maryland on unrelated charges.
- Juvenile, 16, Glen Burnie, MD: Armed robbery, robbery, assault first-degree and assault second-degree. The juvenile is being waived to adult status in this case. The juvenile is currently in custody in Baltimore County, Maryland on unrelated charges.
The Ocean City Police Department would like to remind citizens that if they see something suspicious, or have concerns about possible criminal activity occurring in Ocean City, reach out to us. We encourage you to call our Tip Line at 410-520-5136, email us at [email protected] or contact the Police Department directly at 410-723-6610.