Robbers Brandishing Guns Hold Up Jewelry Store
It's the fourth armed robbery in the Owings Mills/Reisterstown area in a week.
Two men with guns robbed a jewelry store on Reisterstown Road in Owings Mills Wednesday afternoon, smashing jewelry cases and pushing employees to the floor, Baltimore County Police said.
The men, both armed with handguns, stole custom jewelry, rings and watches from Antony Jewelers at 11238 Reisterstown Road just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, said police Lt. Stephen Doarnberger, assistant commander of the Franklin Precinct.
When the men entered the store at 4:54 p.m., one pointed a gun at a woman working behind the counter, Doarnberger said. The man then grabbed the woman and threw her to the floor, Doarnberger said.
The second man went into a back room of the jewelry store and forced a male employee at gunpoint to the front of the store, where he was also forced to the floor.
The men then broke glass the glass to jewelry cases and stole several items before leaving, Doarnberger said.
The hold-up is the fourth armed robbery in the Owings Mills and Reisterstown area in the last week, police incident reports show.
Police do not believe the robberies are connected, Doarnberger said.