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Biggest Police, Fire Headlines from September

Here are the biggest stories from the month, ranging from a mini-spree of robberies at local High's Dairy Stores to serious car accidents in south county.

9/28—Man Robs Edgewater High’s at Knifepoint 
A man used a knife to threaten employees at the High’s Dairy Store on Central Avenue on Sept. 28 in order to access money from a cash register, according to Anne Arundel County police.
Police said the man fled on foot, but officers could not locate the suspect. Read more.

9/28—A two-alarm fire destroyed one mobile home and severely damaged another on Sept. 28 in Lothian, and seven people have been displaced. Of those displaced were a pregnant young mother and her two-year-old child. Read more. 

9/27—Police Say Wife Drove Truck into Husband
A 61-year-old Shady Side man suffered life-threatening injuries on Sept 26 after his estranged wife used her truck to pin him between the vehicle and another car, according to Anne Arundel County police and fire officials.
Police said the incident all began with a verbal dispute. Read more.

9/19—Masked Man Robs Bank in Annapolis
Around 9 a.m. on Sept. 18, a masked man robbed the BankAnnapolis on Bestgate Road, according to Anne Arundel County police. Read more.

9/17—Police Seek Man in Armed Robbery of High's
A man stole an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes from a High’s Dairy Store in Galesville on Sept. 16 after he showed a handgun to store employees, according to a police press release.
The suspect fled on foot but police were unable to find him. Read more.

9/14—'Lingering Odor' Forces Students to Evacuate South River High
South River High students evacuated the building on Sept. 14 after a lingering odor was detected coming from a chemistry lab.
The kids waited outside for only 30 minutes while firefighters investigated the odor. Read more. 

9/11—Man Dies After Being Struck by Boat's Propeller
A Harwood man died in the Patuxent River Sunday morning when he fell overboard and struck a boat’s propeller after getting his leg caught in a trotline, according to the Maryland Naturals Resource Police (NRP). Read what witnesses told police.

9/1—Patuxent River Road Crash Claims Two Lives
Two Davidsonville residents, including a teenager, were killed Aug. 31 when their car stuck a tree on Patuxent River Road, according to Anne Arundel County Police. Police said the driver “failed to negotiate a curve in the road.” Read more. 

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