Dispatched to the couple's home about 1 p.m., West Virginia State Police Trooper Z.L. Nine said in his complaint that he saw "a large amount of blood" oozing from the right side of the victim's head when he arrived.
Police probe robbery at gas station in Pa.
STATE LINE, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Police were investigating a robbery earlier this week at VP Oil at 15448 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
Police said the holdup occurred Tuesday at 8:05 p.m. when a masked man entered the gas station, demanded money and fled. No weapon was seen and no one was injured, police said.
Police said the man was white and about 6 feet tall with a thin build. He was wearing a dark green hooded jacket and baggy blue jeans.
Anyone with information about the robbery may call police at 717-264-5161.
Bibles taken from church in burglary
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Four antique Bibles were stolen from a Greene Township church in a burglary that occurred before Dec. 29, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
Police said a rear door and a window shutter at the church also were damaged at the Rocky Spring Church on Rocky Spring Road.
Anyone with information about the burglary may call police at 717-264-5161.
Two men charged after purse snatching
FREDERICK, Md. - Two men who allegedly used stolen credit cards to make purchases were arrested after a victim of a purse snatching identified one of the suspects, the Frederick Police Department said.
Milton Stanley Bowens Jr., 37, of the 1100 block of Shaffersville Road in Mount Airy, Md., is charged with strong-arm robbery, second-degree assault and theft, fraud and credit-card violations, police said.
Charles Robert Brown III, 24, of the 1400 block of Key Parkway in Frederick, is charged with theft, police said. He also was wanted for failure to appear in court.
Police said the purse snatching happened Thursday about 10:15 a.m. in the first block of West Second Street, police said. Credit cards stolen from the incident were used before the victim reported they had been stolen.
Sheriff's Department responds to incidents
The Washington County Sheriff's Department responded to the following calls Wednesday, Investigator Chris Weaver said:
· At 7:41 p.m., the passenger-side window of a Kia was reported smashed in the first block of West Chestnut Street in Funkstown. Damage was estimated at $150.
· At 9:33 p.m., a $20 counterfeit bill reportedly was passed at 7-Eleven on Leitersburg Pike.
· At 11 a.m., a glass panel was reported broken on a door at Imperial Chinese Restaurant at 13112 Pennsylvania Ave. Damage was estimated at less than $500.
· At 2:30 p.m., multiple reports of vandalism were made at Woodbridge Apartments at 11518 Twinbridge Court. Several buildings reportedly were spray painted.