Security Alert Baltimore City police report a man entered the Royal Farms Store, at 12 E. 33rd St., about 2 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, shot the cashier and demanded money. The assailant was described as a black male, 18 to 20 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 150 to 160 pounds, clean shaven and wearing a red shirt and black pants, police said. The assailant ran from the store and is believed to have gone south on St. Paul Street in a red Audi, with possible Maryland license tag 335 AMI, police said. At 10 a.m. on Nov. 11, a male walking east on East 30th Street was approached from behind and robbed of an undisclosed amount of money by an assailant who held his hand in his coat pocket as if he had a handgun, police said. The victim was not injured and reported last seeing his assailant walking west on East 30th Street. The perpetrator was described as a black male, 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing about 135 to 140 pounds, with facial hair, and wearing a beige jacket and a dark baseball cap, police said. Anyone with information regarding either incident is asked to call Homewood Campus Security at 516-4600. Campus Security and Baltimore City police will increase their patrols of the area of Charles Village where these incidents took place. The Security Department continues to encourage the use of the university's escort services.
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