Strong Arm Robbery - Community Advisory

On May 16, 2013, at approximately 1:00 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the 1000 block of Larch Avenue (Don Bosco Cristo Rey School) for the report of a strong arm robbery that had occurred. The victim was sitting outside the school when he was approached by the suspect who took property from him. The suspect is described as a black male, 25-32 years old, skinny, 160-170 lbs., last seen wearing light blue jeans, a dark blue shirt (not worn - it was hanging around his neck) and his hair was styled in a small afro with gray patches. The victim was not physically injured.

Investigation continues under case #13022418. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301.270.1100.

 

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