Attempt Theft from Auto - Community Advisory

On May 16, 2013, at approximately 7:00 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the 400 block of Lincoln Avenue for reports of an attempt theft from auto. Unknown suspect(s) entered the victim's vehicle through an unlocked door some time between 8:00 pm on May 15 and 10:30 am on May 16. No property was taken.

Investigation continues under case #13022487. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301.270.1100.


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