The Howard County Police Department daily crime log from December 18th continues to offer items for the blog:
Columbia, 21046: 7200 block of Eden Brook Drive, Dec. 17 1:51 p.m.
A teenage male victim reported that he was approached by two male suspects, one of whom displayed a knife. The suspects assaulted the victim and stole his cell phone and earbuds before fleeing. No one was injured. Police responded, located the suspects, and arrested them after a short foot pursuit.
ARRESTED: Ilyas McKoy, 19, of Brocks Way in Ellicott City, and Jakub Berrios, 17, of Beech Avenue in Baltimore, charged with armed robbery, assault, and theft. Berrios is charged as an adult.