Search Is On For Suspect Who Robbed The Safeway In Middletown

He used a knife to demand money from two clerks.


Middletown, Md (KM) The investigation continues in the armed robbery of the Safeway store in Middletown Tuesday afternoon.

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responding to the scene learned that a man entered the store, approached two clerks and demanded money. He had a six-inch kitchen knife and threatened to stab the clerks.

After receiving $148.00 in cash, the man fled the store in foot. Witnesses say he was seen behind the building, running toward a field. The Sheriff’s Office says a canine track and the State Police helicopter conducted a search, but the suspect was not located.

He’s described as a white male between 20 and 30 years of age with a medium build, 5’8″ to 5’10” . The man was wearing blue jeans and a blue or black sweatshirt with the words “South Carroll Soccer Rocks,” or other words to that affect on the front.

Anyone who has information which could help in this investigation is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office. They can call Detective Stears at 301-600-6403, or Detective Brady at 301-600-7134. Citizens can remain anonymous and call the Tip Line at 301-600-4131.



By Kevin Mcmanus