Juvenile Charged In Assault, Attempted Robbery

He was apprehended on Thurs.

A 17-year-old Frederick boy is charged with one count each of attempted robbery, 2nd-degree assault and possession of drugs.

Frederick Police say the youth was arrested in the 100 block of Willowdale Drive on Thursday morning. He was taken into custody after a short foot chase.

Officers responded to the 14-hundred block of Key Parkway at around 8:41 AM for a reported armed robbery. They met up with the victim who was not injured from the assault and robbery. The suspect had left the scene.

Police the 17-year-old boy is being charged as a juvenile, and his name will not be released.

This incident remains under investigation, and anyone who has information which could help is asked to contact Frederick Police. They can call Detective Schultz at 301-600-1292. If they want to remain anonymous, they can call the Frederick Police Crime Tip Line at 301-600-TIPS (8477).

Frederick Police were assisted in the youth’s apprehension by the Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police.