PRINCESS ANNE — Maryland State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in helping to locate a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred late last month in Eden.
The suspect, identified as Anthony Wayne Adkins, 51, of Salisbury, has an arrest warrant issued for him for armed robbery. Adkins is described as a Caucasian male, 5-feet 9 inches tall and about 225 pounds. He is known to frequent the area of Salisbury.
Shortly before 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, troopers responded to a variety store in the 31,000 block of Eden Allen Road for an armed robbery in progress. Upon their arrival, troopers made contact with witnesses who were inside the store at the time the incident occurred.
Witnesses told police the armed robber brandished a knife and threatened the cashier demanding money from the register. The cashier was able to escape unharmed. The robber reportedly fled the scene with unpurchased cigarettes and currency from the register.
Investigators urge anyone with information pertaining to the location of Adkins to contact the Criminal Enforcement Division Eastern Region 443-669-3208. Callers will remain anonymous. The case remains under investigation.