At about 8:30 a.m. ET on Friday, officers responded to the BP gas station at 5423 Southern Maryland Boulevard in Lothian for an attempted robbery.
Upon arriving at the scene, police learned that a white female wearing a green sweatshirt and sunglasses attempted to rob the business using a note. The suspect then left the business without obtaining any cash.
The two employees working at the time of the incident were not injured.
A customer arriving at the station saw the suspect getting into a red Chevrolet Cavalier and obtained a license plate number, which was relayed to responding officers.
Sherry L. Hunt, 29, of Edgewater, was later located and arrested.
On her way to booking, she became violent and assaulted an officer and several detectives. One Detective was bitten by Hunt.
She has been charged with attempted robbery as well as assault.
Anyone with any additional information on this incident is asked to call Detective Keane of the Criminal Investigation Division, Robbery Unit at 410-222-3489.