Business Employee Does Battle w/Armed Robbers

On May 30 at 10:47 a.m., two men entered Bob’s Trading Company located at 2160 Crain Highway in Waldorf, brandishing handguns. The victim, a 24-year-old Waldorf man, an employee of the business, attempted to take a handgun from one of the suspects. The victim retrieved a gun from behind the counter and fired one shot that did not strike either suspect. One suspect gained control of the victim’s gun and struck him in the head with it. During the struggle, the other suspect broke the glass display case and stole an undetermined amount of jewelry. Both suspects fled the scene and were last seen on foot heading south behind the 7-Eleven on Old Washington Road in Waldorf, which is located next to Bob’s Trading Company. The victim was transported to Southern Maryland Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-609-6515. Det. J. Elliott is investigating.

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