Gas Station Theft from Auto - Community Advisory

On January 22, 2013, at approximately 12:10 pm, Takoma Park Police responded for a theft from auto that occurred earlier in the 6300 block of New Hampshire Avenue (Sunoco Gas Station). While the victim was pumping gas, the suspect entered the victim’s vehicle through the unlocked right rear passenger side door and took property. The suspect was driving a white 2-door Nissan Altima with unknown temporary registration plates. He fled south on New Hampshire Avenue toward Eastern Avenue. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'8, 180 lbs., dark complected, last seen wearing all black clothing.

Investigation continues under case #13045065. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301-270-1100.

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