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Baltimore teens arrested in vehicle theft, police chase

Baltimore Police Department
(L-R) Andre Simms, Qwante Jackson, Shazcarl Henderson

A robbery that began in Baltimore City early Thursday morning, ended in Howard County. Baltimore Police Media Relations Chief T.J. Smith said in a statement, at approximately 5:00 a.m. Thursday, officers from the Southwest District responded to the 800 block of Stamford Road for a report of a robbery of a citizen.

The citizen advised he was robbed at gunpoint by three black males. Information was provided to other [law enforcement] agencies, and through investigation all three suspects were taken into custody. The victim is a 50-year-old male. The vehicle the suspects were operating was a Ford F150 that was reported stolen in Baltimore City on August 6th. 

In a released statement, Howard County police said officers spotted a stolen Ford F-150 truck around 5:40 a.m. that had just been involved in an armed robbery in Baltimore. Police say when the officers tried to conduct a traffic stop, the driver sped off. The officers followed the truck for a short period until the truck crashed on the ramp from Maryland Route 100 to Interstate 95 and three suspects bailed out.

All three suspects were arrested and taken to the Baltimore Central Booking & Intake Center.