Cockeysville Resident Charged with Robbing 74-Year-Old Woman
The suspect is being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center without bail.
A Cockeysville resident was arrested and charged with robbing a 74-year-old woman on July 30, according to Baltimore County police.
Police arrested Lenny Carela, 38, of the unit block of Breezy Tree Court, and charged her with armed robbery, assault, as well as 12 other charges related to the incident, online court records show.
Carela is currently being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.
She is accused of breaking into the home of 74-year-old Cockeysville woman, while the victim was walking her dog, according to a news release.
The victim came home at about 8 a.m. and discovered Carela allegedly holding her purse and cell phone.
"The victim confronted Carela, and a physical fight followed in which Carela attempted to choke her, threatened her with a knife and dragged her to the basement," according to the release.
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