Attempted Robbery of Brooklyn Park 7-Eleven Store Leads to Arrest of Annapolis Man

The Anne Arundel County Police Department has taken an Annapolis man into custody following the attempted robbery of a Brooklyn Park 7-Eleven Store.

On May 19, 2022, at approximately 12:40 a.m., officers responded for a report of an attempted robbery at the 7-Eleven, 4000 Ritchie Highway, police said in a department press release.  "Two white male suspects had entered the business, and one of them brandished a knife toward the clerk and demanded money while the second suspect started to walk behind the counter," the release stated. "The clerk produced a baseball bat to defend himself, and both suspects fled on foot. Multiple officers and K-9 responded to search the area. "

Officers reportedly located one suspect inside the 7-Eleven at 5617 Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn, where he was taken into custody.  

That suspect was identified by police as:  

Geoffrey Thomas McWilliams (pictured above)

The second suspect was not apprehended and is still unknown. Robbery detectives responded to the scene and are continuing the investigation. They ask anyone with information to contact 410-222-4720 or the Tip Line at 410-222-4700.