Police briefs

April 18, 2007

Suspect sought in armed robbery

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Police are looking for a man who robbed a couple at gunpoint at the BB&T branch bank ATM machine just before 9 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Apple Harvest Drive and Winchester Avenue, just south of Martinsburg.

The suspect was wearing a bandanna across his face and a black, ski jacket-like coat, according to the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department.

He was described as a light-skinned black male between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 150 to 170 pounds. He also had 2-inch braids in the front part of his head.

Anyone with information about the suspect's whereabouts may contact the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department at 304-267-7000.

Pickup stolen from Pa. farm

HARRISONVILLE, Pa. - A white pickup truck was stolen from a farm in the 5300 block of Lincoln Highway in Fulton County, Pa., on Friday or Saturday, Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg said.


Police were looking for leads into the theft of the truck, a 1991 Chevrolet 4x4 Baja Edition with no registration plate.

Anyone with information can call the barrack at 717-485-3131 or Fulton County Crime Solvers at 717-485-5771.

Four arrested in Md. counterfeit case

Four people, including two juveniles, were arrested in connection with counterfeit currency found in at least 10 Garland Groh Boulevard businesses April 10, the Hagerstown Police Department said.

Two boys from Langley Park, Md., a 50-year-old man from Langley Park and a 21-year-old man from Hyattsville, Md., all were arrested, police said. The businesses where the fake currency was found included Wal-Mart, Circuit City, McDonald's and Payless Shoe Source.

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