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Masked Man Threatens Employees with Knife

Police say the suspect demanded money.

A masked man tried to rob a local business at knife-point, according to Howard County police.

Police say a masked man entered the   at 3301 Ridge Road at about 2:15 p.m.  

The suspect threatened two employees, and demanded money. One victim ran out of the front door and shouted "robbery," according to police.

The suspect ran without getting money, according to police, and officers responding to the area caught and detained him. 

An Ellicott City man was charged with two counts of attempted robbery; four counts of assault, two counts of reckless endangerment and one count of concealing a deadly weapon.

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Ehammondcpa September 04, 2012 at 12:13 PM
Singular of knives is knife. Glad no one was hurt and thankful that he was caught.
Brandie Jefferson September 04, 2012 at 12:46 PM
Indeed it is.
Nicholas Aleshin September 04, 2012 at 02:54 PM
What is a "knive"? I know what a "knife" is, and I myself own several "knives." But I've NEVER heard of a "knive."
Brandie Jefferson September 04, 2012 at 02:58 PM
You're a little late to this one; the headline was edited earlier this morning!
Jordan Davis September 04, 2012 at 03:21 PM
The phrase, "Singular of knives is knife," is a sentence fragment. @Ehammondcpa
Linda Lee September 04, 2012 at 03:27 PM
Thank goodness no one was injured and the HCPD quickly caught the suspect. Thanks for reporting this Brandie!

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