ANNAPOLIS, Md. – On June 27, 2021 at approximately 12:38 p.m. Southern District officers responded to The Mattress Store located at 2138 Generals Highway in Annapolis for a report of a robbery of a business that had just occurred.

Investigation revealed that the suspect walked into the store and approached the counter. The suspect then placed his hand under his shirt at his waistband, implying he had a weapon. The employee stated, the suspect mumbled something that was intangible. The employee felt like he was being robbed, so he attempted to hand the suspect the money from the register. The suspect refused the money and asked for the keys to the store’s box truck. The store employee told the suspect that the truck does not run, the suspect insisted the employee hand over the vehicle key. The employee complied and handed the suspect the keys.

The store employee attempted to leave the store and the suspect blocked his path so the employee could not leave. The suspect then left the store and attempted to take the box truck without success. The suspect then fled the area on foot, where he was apprehended by patrol officers following a short foot chase.

The suspect was positively identified as Marcus Darryl Wood, 29 of Burtonsville and he has since been arrested and charged. (no photo available)