CRIME
01/26/2015 11:42 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Man Accused Of Armed Robbery At Toys R Us Caught Hiding In Large Box

Police in Maryland say a man held up a toy store at gunpoint before attempting to hide from authorities inside a large box.

Elbert Darell Crump, 45, was arrested Thursday at the Toys R Us in Towson, CBS Baltimore reports. Customers called police from the store when Crump allegedly took out a gun and demanded money.

No shots were fired and no injuries were reported, according to police. When authorities arrived, a fleeing Crump ran back into the store when he saw officers approaching.

WMAR reports:

The area around the store was quickly secured, which included closing several stores and area roads. Specialized units, including the Tactical Unit were called to the scene.

At just after 3 p.m., tactical teams made entry into the store and located the suspect hiding in a box. He was taken into custody without incident.

Crump has been charged with armed robbery.

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