June 26, 2008

COMMUNITY ADVISORY - Armed Robbery (Weapon Brandished)

On June 25, 2008, at approximately 11:20 p.m., Takoma Park Police responded to Columbia Avenue at Hickory Avenue for reports of a citizen armed robbery. Two (2) victims were walking home when they were approached by a black male, 15-20 years of age, approximately 58 - 510, 130-135 pounds, wearing a black hoodie with the sleeves cut off, shiny work-out type pants, black high top shoes and armed with a handgun. The suspect demanded property and then was joined by six (6) other suspects. Property was taken and one of the victims was assaulted, but not seriously injured. The suspects fled on foot down Columbia Avenue towards Poplar Avenue. Investigation continues under case #08037160. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301.270.1100.

Posted by Plevy at June 26, 2008 12:24 PM
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