Weird News: Thanksgiving Fork Stabbing, A Defensive Mall Employee and a Toy Gun Robbery
Patch brings you the weirdest headlines of the week from around Maryland.
A Thanksgiving argument between siblings ended when a 27-year-old woman stabbed her half-brother in the neck with a "large serving fork," according to Annapolis Police.
Police say John Paul Akin Jr. admitted to setting two fires—one at the intersection of MD Route 24 and I-95 and the other outside a residence not far away—because of "personal issues" and anger, according to a release from the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office.
Howard County Police arrested a Prince George's County man on Monday night after he reportedly pulled a stun gun on a Mall in Columbia employee who confronted him after observing him attempt to steal watches from a display case in Lord and Taylor.
Anne Arundel County police have arrested a young man from Severn after they say he pointed a toy handgun at a 12-year-old boy and demanded his jacket.
Investigators announced Wednesday that they charged a 15-year-old male with setting a fire in Glen Burnie High School, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department.
Anne Arundel County police charged a Baltimore man Wednesday with impersonating a police officer, forcing a cab driver to stop and pounding on the cab with his fist.
A masked man captured as he allegedly attempted to make a getaway from a burlgarized home now faces robbery, auto theft and other charges in multiple home break-in cases.
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