Attempt Stolen Auto - Community Advisory

On July 31, 2013, at approximately 9:15 am, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7400 block of Piney Branch Road for reports of an attempt stolen auto. Some time between July 30 at 8:00 pm and July 31 at 9:00 am, an unknown suspect(s) attempted to steal the victim's vehicle by breaking the front passenger side door lock to gain entry into the vehicle. Once inside, the suspect(s) broke part of the steering column and ignition to attempt to steal the vehicle. No property was taken from the vehicle.

Investigation continues under case #13035732. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301-270-1100.

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If you see a crime in progress, contact the Takoma Park Police at 301-270-1100. If you need to report an emergency that involves the need for fire or rescue services, call 9-1-1.