Suspect Charged in Salisbury Robbery, Assault - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Suspect Charged in Salisbury Robbery, Assault

Posted:
Timothy Michael Lydic Timothy Michael Lydic

SALISBURY, Md.- Salisbury police have arrested a homeless man accused of knocking another man to the ground and stealing his wallet before fleeing.

Timothy Michael Lydic, 24, of no fixed address, is charged with robbery, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, malicious destruction of property and two counts of theft less than $1,000.

Lydic's arrest stems from an incident that allegedly occurred Thursday, May 9, in the Roland Street area. According to police, the victim was walking near the railroad tracks in when Lydic approached him and pushed him to the ground. The suspect then demanded money from the victim and took his wallet before running away, according to police. Investigators said the victim's clothing was torn and he received minor injuries during the incident.

Detectives said they obtained information about a possible suspect who frequents the area and lives in a nearby homeless camp. Police said that during the investigation, the victim identified Lydic as the suspect from a photographic lineup.

On Sunday, May 12, Lydic was taken into custody on the aforementioned charges. He was ordered held in the Wicomico County Detention Center in lieu of $15,000 bond.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Dewey Beach

    Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Dewey Beach

    May 25, 2018 7:30 AM2018-05-25 11:30:00 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-05-25 14:02:25 GMT
    The Memorial Day holiday weekend got off to a rough start on the roadways after a man was hit and killed in Dewey Beach, Delaware early Friday morning.More
    The Memorial Day holiday weekend got off to a rough start on the roadways after a man was hit and killed in Dewey Beach, Delaware early Friday morning.More
  • Police: Harrington Man Arrested for Stealing Copper Wire a Second Time

    Police: Harrington Man Arrested for Stealing Copper Wire a Second Time

    May 24, 2018 8:55 PM2018-05-25 00:55:00 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 7:59 AM EDT2018-05-25 11:59:35 GMT
    Taylor Provanchie, 23 of HarringtonTaylor Provanchie, 23 of Harrington
    Taylor Provanchie, 23 of HarringtonTaylor Provanchie, 23 of Harrington
    Delaware State Police said a Harrington man arrested for stealing copper wire from commercial irrigation systems this month was also arrested last month for the same charges.More
    Delaware State Police said a Harrington man arrested for stealing copper wire from commercial irrigation systems this month was also arrested last month for the same charges. More
  • Boardwalk Barriers Installed in Ocean City

    Boardwalk Barriers Installed in Ocean City

    May 23, 2018 10:36 PM2018-05-24 02:36:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-05-24 12:47:26 GMT
    OCEAN CITY, Md--In Worcester County, Ocean City officials are beefing up security this summer by installing new boardwalk barriers. "We're installing barriers to prevent vehicles from accessing the boardwalk, we want to make sure that we are better safe tMore
    Ocean City officials are beefing up security this summer by installing new boardwalk barriers. More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices