Armed Robbery - Community Advisory

On July 30, 2013, at approximately 5:15 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7200 block of 13th Avenue for the report of a citizen armed robbery that had occurred. The victim was walking on 13th Avenue when he was approached by two black male suspects, one brandishing a silver revolver with a wooden grip. The suspect with the revolver demanded property and the victim complied. The suspects then fled the area in a black vehicle (possibly an SUV) with a silver emblem on the front. There was also a third suspect in the vehicle.

The suspects are described as:

1) black male with short hair, last seen wearing a black shirt, green pants and tan Timberland boots . He was the suspect holding the revolver.

2) black male, last seen wearing a black shirt and blue jeans.

3) black male, no further identification (this suspect remained in the vehicle).

All surrounding jurisdictions were notified. The victim was not physically injured.

Investigation continues under case #13035598. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301-270-1100.

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