Peace of Crofton Smoke Shop Robbed; Suspect Attacked Store Clerk with Pepper Spray Before Fleeing on Foot

On December 7, 2019 at approximately 1:50 p.m., officers responded for a robbery at the Peace of Crofton store located at 1268 Crain Highway in Crofton. 

A male suspect entered the store and made a small purchase. When the clerk opened the register, the suspect sprayed the clerk with pepper spray and grabbed cash from the register. The male fled south on Rt. 3 south on foot. The clerk was transported to an area hospital to be treated for exposure to the pepper spray. 

The Robbery Unit is investigating this incident.

 Anyone with information is asked to contact 410-222-4720 or the Tip Line at 410-222-4700.
Suspect: Black male, 20-25 years old, 5'9", heavy build, short hair, full medium length beard wearing blue coat and blue jeans.