At 10:47 p.m. Sept. 26, Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to the report of an armed robbery.
Investigation revealed a 19-year-old man was in his car parked on Red Lion Place in Waldorf when three male suspects approached him.
One of the suspects entered the vehicle, brandished a handgun and, with the help of the other suspects, stole the victim’s wallet, cell phone and an undisclosed amount of money.
The suspects then assaulted the victim, who put his car in drive and attempted to escape. With the armed suspect still in the car, the victim drove to Rooks Head Place a short distance away and struck a parked car and several curbs. The airbags deployed, causing the gun to discharge. The bullet struck the passenger side window, the car came to a stop and the suspect fled.
The suspects are described as black males. One is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 180 pounds. He was wearing a white tank top and blue jeans and has dreadlock-style hair. Another suspect is 5 feet 7 inches tall and was weighs 160 pounds. He was wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans and has shoulder length dreadlock-style hair. The other suspect is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 250 pounds. He was wearing a long white T-shirt.
The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Civista Medical Center by Emergency Medical Services personnel.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-932-7777 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Officer J. Walter is investigating.