Home Invader Robs Edgewater Resident: Police


The Anne Arundel County Police Department said a home invader forced his way into an Edgewater house and stole from the resident early Saturday morning. A county police car is pictured above on a different day. (Jacob Baumgart/Patch)

EDGEWATER, MD - A home invader robbed an Edgewater resident early Saturday morning, police said.

Officers said they were called to the 100 block of Oakwood Road around 3:45 a.m.

A 64-year-old woman reported that the unknown suspect knocked on her door and forced his way inside when she answered, authorities said.

Police said the suspect then threatened the victim and demanded money and valuables. 

Officers said the victim complied and handed her purse to the suspect, who ran away.

The victim was not hurt.

Authorities are still investigating. Detectives described the suspect as a 5'10" white male with a medium build and dark clothing.

The Anne Arundel County Police Department asked anybody with information to call (410) 222-1960. Tipsters can stay anonymous by dialing (410) 222-4700.

This map shows the area where officers said the home invasion happened. 

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