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Six Arrested After Ocean City Strong Arm Robbery

Posted: 07/25/2017 18:05:00 -04:00 Updated:
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OCEAN CITY, Md.- A verbal altercation between two groups led to a strong arm robbery and six people being arrested on Monday, according to the town of Ocean City. 

Police said officers responded to 2nd Street and St. Louis Avenue prior to meeting with a group of individuals involved in the incident. 

One individual from a group of victims said they had their cell phone stolen and were assaulted in the physical altercation between groups, according to police.  Another said they were hit in the head with a handgun. 

Police said they were able to find the suspect's vehicle on Route 50 in West Ocean City shortly after the report.  Inside the vehicle, officers found the cell phone and 9 mm semi-automatic handgun. 

The following individuals were identified and charged by police: 

  •     Monae D. Harrington, 20, of Waldorf, Md. was charged with first and second degree assault, handgun in a vehicle and use of a handgun during the commission of a felony. 
  •     Novio V. Smallwood, 16, of Capital Heights, Md. was charged as an adult with first and second degree assault, handgun in a vehicle and use of a handgun during the commission of a felony. 
  •     Jayvonta D. Thomas, 22, of Hyattsville, Md. was charged with first and second degree assault, handgun in a vehicle and use of a handgun during the commission of a felony. 
  •     Tijay M. Thomas, 19, of Hyattsville, Md. was charged with first and second degree assault, handgun in a vehicle and use of a handgun during the commission of a felony. 
  •     Joquan A Vinson, 16, of Capitol Heights, Md. was charged as an adult with first and second degree assault, possession of a handgun, possession of a handgun as a minor, use of a handgun during the commission of a felony and knowingly altering a firearm identification number.
  •     Quincy D. Whitman, 22, of Suitland, Md. was charged with robbery, first and second degree assault, theft of less than $1,000, possession of a handgun, use of a handgun during the commission of a felony and knowingly altering a firearm identification number. 

All of the individuals were transferred to Worcester County Jail where they are being held without bond, according to the town of Ocean City. 

 

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