PRINCESS ANNE, MD. – An attempted armed robbery remains under investigation, after police say a man confronted a pastor during a meeting at a Princess Anne church.
The Princess Anne Police Department says on Thursday, just before 7:15 PM, officers responded to the St. Andrews Episcopal Church Parish House, on Washington Street, in reference to an attempted armed robbery. Police learned that a suspect went into the Parish House while a meeting was underway and displayed a holster with what was believed to be a handgun in it.
According to the report, the suspect then demanded that the victims place their cell phones on a table, and the suspect then confronted the Pastor. Officers report that the suspect pointed the holster at the pastor, but the pastor asked the suspect to leave at which point the suspect did leave without obtaining any property from the victims.
Law enforcement describes the suspect as a man standing approximately 6′ to 6’4″ tall, and weighing approximately 235 to 275 lbs.