Attempted Armed Robbery In Emmitsburg Under Investigation

The suspect was armed with a knife.







Emmitsburg, Md (KM) An investigation is underway into an attempted armed robbery in Emmitsburg Thursday morning.

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to Depaul Street at 12:30 A-M, and learned that an individual retrieving something from his vehicle was approached by a man with knife. He tried to rob the victim. A brief struggle took place between the suspect and the victim The suspect fledĀ  on foot toward an alley. It’s unknown if he had any injuries, the Sheriff’s Office says.

A canine unit responded and conducted a search, but the suspect was not located. He’s described as a male, six-feet tall, lean build, wearing a dark tan jacket, blue jeans and a winter hat.

Anyone who has more information on this incident is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office. They can call (Detective Michael Levelle at 301-600-3640, or the Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 301-600-4131.


By Kevin McManus