2 arrested, 1 at large after robbery

Written by on August 31, 2011 in Neighborhood News - No comments

ARRESTED-Branch Sparrow

Police have arrested Branch Sparrow, 30, and Allen Benny, 45, for an armed robbery that occurred in the 3600 block of Fleet Street.

On Friday morning just before 12:30 a.m., police responded to a call in the 3600 block Fleet Street, in Highlandtown.

The victim told the officers he had just been robbed by two men who pulled a gun, took his money and fled.

After a short search police arrested Sparrow and Benny. They are charged with robbery, assault and weapons charges.

ARRESTED-Allen Benny

Police say that Sparrow, of no known address, is also responsible for the robbery of a video store in the 6800 block Pulaski Hwy. and of a convenience store in the 4800 block O’Donnell St.

Benny’s last known address is in the 3800 block Fait Ave.

Police are also looking for a third man who might also have been involved in at least one of the robberies. He is a white male, 5’9”, with brown hair and medium build.

The surveillance photo shows a man who is believed to be the third individual.

STILL WANTED-The man above, in these surveillance camera photos, is the third suspect who has worked with Sparrow and Benny (above). Have info? Call Citywide Robbery at 410-366-6341.

Anyone with information about the third suspect should call the police department’s Citywide Robbery Unit at 410-366-6341. Callers may remain anonymous.

Police and Community Notes

Highlandtown holds its Citizens On Patrol (COP) walk every Tuesday, 7 p.m.-8 p.m. from the corner of Gough and Conkling streets. The next walks are on Tuesday, Sept. 13 and Sept. 20.

The Southern District Police Community Relations Council meets on Thursday, Sept. 15, with buffet opening at 6:30 p.m. at the Southern District Police Station, 10 Cherry Hill Road. Buffet hosts needed. Info: Jack Baker jackbaker@sdpcrc.org, 443-831-0538, www.sdpcrc.org.

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