Saturday, February 13, 2010

Strong Arm Robbery

On 02/11/10 at approximately 9:20pm Frederick Police Officers responded to the area of Degrange St. and Phebus Ave. for a report of a strong arm robbery that just occurred. A female victim advised that as she was walking on Degrange St. she was approached by a B/M and B/F. The B/M, later identified as Anthony S. Alston, struck the victim and took an undisclosed amount of money from her. The money was handed to the female and both suspects fled the area.

As officers were conducting the initial investigation Mr. Alston returned to the area and the victim positively identified him as the person who robbed her. Mr. Alston fled as officers attempted to interview him. He was captured after a brief foot chase and taken into custody without further incident.

The female has not been located at this time. She is described as light skinned with “yellow eyes”

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or with further information is asked to contact the Frederick Police Department.

Arrested: Alston, Anthony Santonio

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