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Posted at 4:08 PM ET, 12/27/2010

Armored car robbery in Howard County

By Washington Post editors

Howard County police are investigating the Monday afternoon armed robbery of an armored truck employee.

Officials said a man armed with a gun approached a Dunbar Armored truck carrier about 12:40 p.m. in Dorsey's Search Village Center in Ellicott City. The carrier had just picked up a deposit from a Giant grocery story.

Neither the carrier nor a second employee in the truck were injured.

The suspect fled in a Nissan Sentra; it was later recovered in a nearby residential area.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call 410-313-STOP.

By Washington Post editors  | December 27, 2010; 4:08 PM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland  
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Armored car crews don't make enough to protect someone elses money.

Posted by: jckdoors | December 27, 2010 4:17 PM | Report abuse

Sounds like a clean getaway, must be a pro at work...

Posted by: Frank60 | December 28, 2010 9:23 AM | Report abuse

This is near Baltimore, so that money will be spent in a month on heroin.

Posted by: PublicEnemy1 | December 28, 2010 10:07 AM | Report abuse

Given they robbed an armored car, usually with armed guards on it, whoever did this has been watching the location for awhile.
People don't normally happen upon an armored car and rob it.
On top of that, the bills coming from the store have already been circulated so there isn't bait money to help catch them either.
I think Frank is correct...this wasn't someone's first rodeo.

Posted by: BigDaddy651 | December 28, 2010 12:40 PM | Report abuse

Someone watched Ben Afleck and "The Town" over the holidays.

Posted by: Dice211 | December 28, 2010 1:26 PM | Report abuse

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