A jogger reported to police that a man attempted to rob her early Friday morning in Crofton, authorities said.
According to a news release from Anne Arundel County police, officers responded at 1:08 a.m. to the 1400 block of Vineyard Court and spoke to a 23-year-old woman who said she was struck from behind while jogging in the area.
The woman told police that a man grabbed her from behind, put his arms around her neck and said he needed her phone. The woman got away from the man and told him that she didn’t have a phone.
Police said the man ran away toward the 2300 block of Nantucket Drive. Officers searched the area, but did not find the suspect.