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COMMUNITY ADVISORY

Takoma Park Police Department • 7500 Maple Avenue • Takoma Park, MD 20912

Strong Armed Robbery

March 14, 2022

On March 11, at approximately 9:53 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the intersection of Wabash Avenue and Roanoke Avenue for the report of a strong armed robbery.

The victim advised that two suspects were sitting in a vehicle that was idling on Roanoke Avenue when one of them exited the vehicle and approached her on foot.  The suspect pushed the victim to the ground and took property from her.  The suspect returned to the idling vehicle and fled on Eastridge Avenue towards Flower Avenue. The area was canvassed with negative results.  A lookout was provided to all surrounding jurisdictions.  The victim was not seriously physically injured.
 
The suspects are described as two Hispanic males, both approximately 20-30 years old, 5'9, medium builds and wearing dark hoodies.  The vehicle they were driving is described as a dark colored compact sedan, unknown make and model.
 
Investigation continues under case #220010622.  Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301-270-1100.
 
 

Contact:


Catherine Plevy
Public Information Officer
Takoma Park Police Department


Email: cathyp@takomaparkmd.gov 
Phone: 301-891-7142
Cell:  240-338-2901
 
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