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Suspect Charged in Salisbury Robbery, Assault

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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.

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