SALISBURY, Md. - Police have arrested a homeless man in connection with a strong armed robbery.
Salisbury Police say on Thursday, a man was walking near Roland Street, close to the railroad tracks, when he was approached by the suspect, later identified as Timothy Lydic, who reportedly pushed the victim to the ground, and then demanded money. According to the report, 24-year-old Lydic fled on foot, with the victim's wallet. Police say the victim received minor injuries, and his clothes were torn, during the incident.
An investigation lead Lydic, who reportedly lives in a nearby homeless camp, to be positively identified in a photo line up, and was attested on Sunday. He has been charged with robbery, 2nd degree assault, reckless endangerment, malicious destruction of property, and theft less than $1,000.