Strong Arm Robbery - Community Advisory

On November 1, 2013, at approximately 4:41 am, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7000 block of Carroll Avenue for the report of a strong arm robbery that occurred earlier in a different location. The victim was in the District of Columbia walking along Laurel Street when he was approached by two suspects who demanded property from him. The victim complied and the suspects fled on foot down Laurel Avenue on to Carroll Avenue towards the District of Columbia. The victim made his way to the lobby of Victory Towers where he reported it to police. Look-out was given for the suspects described as two black males, 5'9 to 6'0, 25-30 years of age, both last seen wearing black hoodies and dark gray jeans. The victim was not physically harmed.

Investigation continues under case #13052348. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301.270.1100.


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