Two charged in June armed robbery in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, Md. – Ocean City Police have charged two individuals in connection with an armed robbery that took place last month.

At around 10:40 p.m. on June 15th, officers responded to the area of 16th Street and Philadelphia Avenue. The 18-year-old male victim told officers that three people had approached him and engaged him in a conversation before robbing him at gunpoint. The suspects then left the area with the victim’s belongings before officers arrived on scene. Through help from the victim, a witness, and the City Watch camera system, officers were able to obtain a description of the three suspects. Additionally, the City Watch cameras showed that the suspects had discarded some of the victim’s personal property in a trashcan on the Boardwalk at 13th Street. Officers were able to recover the item and the victim identified the item as one that was reported stolen.

On June 20th, detectives were notified by the Baltimore County Police Department that they had arrested two individuals on unrelated charges. During their arrest, Baltimore County police officers located personal property belonging to the victim. On June 22, Ocean City Police detectives traveled to Baltimore County to take custody of the victim’s personal belongings. Additionally, detectives attempted to interview the suspects, identified as 19-year-old Takala Robinson and a 16-year-old male. The third suspect has not been identified at this time.

Robinson, of Pasadena, Maryland, has been charged with armed robbery, robbery, and first and second degree assault. Robinson is in custody in Baltimore County on unrelated charges.

The 16-year-old male was also charged with robbery, armed robbery, and first and second degree assault. Police say the juvenile is being waived to adult status in this case and is currently in custody in Baltimore County on unrelated charges.

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