Attempt Theft from Auto - Community Advisory

On August 28, 2013, at approximately 2:30 am, Takoma Park Police responded to the 300 block of Philadelphia Avenue for a report of an attempt theft from auto. An unknown suspect was seen entering a vehicle and taking property. When confronted, the suspect fled on foot, dropping multiple items along the sidewalk. Montgomery County K9 responded out to assist with a track that ended in the 7300 block of Cedar Avenue.

Investigation continues under case #13040588. 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.