Citizen Armed Robbery - Community Advisory

On June 17, 2013, at approximately 3:15 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7800 block of Cole Avenue for the report of a citizen armed robbery that had occurred. The victim was walking on Wildwood Avenue towards Cole Avenue when was accosted by a suspect, believed to be armed with a knife, who stole property. The suspect fled on foot towards Lockney Avenue. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6'0, 160-170 lbs., 25-30 years old, last seen wearing a gray/black/green striped hoodie, acid washed jeans and orange and white shoes.

Investigation continues under case #13028272. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301-270-1100.


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