Police Looking for Man Who Robbed Catonsville Bank this Morning

… Robber believed responsible for January incident at same Wachovia Bank branch …

By Lauren Fulbright
lfulbright@patuxent.com

Posted 2/22/11

Baltimore County police are asking the public for help in identifying a man they believe robbed a Catonsville bank for the second time this morning.

Police believe the man who robbed the Wachovia Bank in the 800 block of North Rolling Road in Catonsville, at about 9:50 a.m. is also responsible for an armed robbery at the same branch at about 1:08 p.m. Jan. 25, according to a release.

Police believe the man is also responsible for a third armed robbery, which took place around 3:26 p.m. Feb. 3 at the M&T Bank in the 7200 block of Ambassador Road in Woodlawn, the release states.

In all three robberies, police say the man held a handgun and demanded money after entering the bank and approaching a teller, according to the release.

The teller gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash on each occasion and he left the bank, the release states.

The man is described as black, 5-foot-11, about 50 years old with a dark complexion, the release states.

Anyone with information about the man’s identity of whereabouts is asked to call Baltimore County police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7-LOCKUP (1-866-756-2587).

Tips can also be sent by text message to Metro Crime Stoppers by sending “CRIMES” (274637) and entering the message starting with “MCS,” or by e-mail at www.metrocrimestoppers.org.

Those who contact Metro Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for  up to $2,000 in cash rewards, the release states.

CatonsvilleTimes

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