Friday, December 3, 2010

Armed Robbery in Takoma Park, Maryland Near Westmoreland Avenue

From the police blotter...

Today at approximately 1:01 p.m., Takoma Park Police responded to the roadway in the 6900 block of Westmoreland Avenue for reports of an armed robbery.  The victim was walking to her vehicle with her purse and laptop computer. A small, older black sedan vehicle with the windows rolled down pulled up behind her.  The first suspect pointed a gun at her and demanded property.  The victim complied and the suspect sped off on Walnut Avenue towards Eastern Avenue.  The victim indicated there was a second vehicle very close to the suspect vehicle, described as a dirty white or gray station wagon.  This vehicle was at the scene during the robbery and followed the suspect vehicle.  It is unknown if the second vehicle was a witness or a second suspect vehicle.  The victim was not injured.

The suspects are described as two black males (dark complexions).  One of the suspects was wearing a skull cap and carrying a black handgun.

The investigation continues under case #10059596.  Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call the police at 301-270-1100.  You can now text your tip to the Takoma Park Police Department and remain 100% anonymous.

1. Text to 847411

2. Type TPPDTIP at the beginning of your message.

3. Type your message including as much detail as possible to ensure that your tip is thoroughly investigated.

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