Weird News: Snow Plow Accidents, a Globetrotting Street Dog and a Christmas Eve Robbery
Patch rounds up the weird news headlines from around Maryland.
Globetrotting Street Dog Found, Returns To Germantown Home
A while ago Patch wrote about a Germantown couple who fell in love with a street dog in Egypt and arranged for the animal to be flown to Dulles only to have the reunion cut short in the parking lot when the dog, Ralph, ran away. Patch is happy to report that Ralphie was found in Virginia on Christmas Day and is back with his new family in Germantown, MD. The full story is at Germantown Patch.
A suspect wearing a medical mask and rubber gloves robbed the PNC Bank located in the Giant grocery store on Crain Highway in Bowie. The masked suspect opened his coat to reveal what appeared to be a gun to the bank teller, and demanded money, according to police. He fled on foot.
An accident caused downed wires in the Bel Air area Wednesday afternoon.
No injuries were reported at the scene of the incident, at the Route 100 exit.
Two teens were arrested after police said they stole a cell phone from a man who was waiting for his laundry to dry at a Reisterstown laundromat.
A 21-year-old woman suffered serious facial injuries Thursday morning when a horse kicked her in the face in Harwood
Police say a man robbed a customer and a clerk at an Ellicott City convenience store on Christmas Eve.
A Taneytown man was shot and killed by a Taneytown police officer Tuesday night.
A man went out to dinner and returned to find his $280 tire and rim replaced by a concrete block.
Editor’s note: This feature appears on several Patch.com sites across Maryland.