Police Arrest Christopher Blaine Brown, 30, of Pasadena With First-Degree Assault In Area Home Invasion

 A 30-year-old man was charged with first-degree assault in connection to a home invasion in Pasadena.

Anne Arundel County Police officers responded to the 8800 block of Fort Smallwood Road around 7:15 a.m. Thursday for a disturbance.

When they arrived, officers were told the suspect broke into a lower-level privately rented apartment and demanded money. He was allegedly armed with a knife and under the influence of a controlled substance, according to police.

The male and female victims were in bed and refused to hand over money. The suspect attempted to punch the male victim and the suspect was subsequently punched by the female victim, causing him to drop the knife. The suspect was chased out of the apartment by the victims. 

The suspect was located by officers upstairs in the main residence. The suspect was arrested, charged and identified as follows:

Christopher Blaine Brown
DOB: 07/12/1990
8800 block of Fort Smallwood Road
Pasadena, Maryland