Attempt Theft from Auto - Community Advisory

On December 12, 2013, at approximately 2:46 am, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7100 block of Woodland Avenue for a report of a suspicious situation. Two unknown suspects, described as average build and last seen wearing dark clothing, were seen tampering with vehicles and attempting to open three vehicles parked on Woodland Avenue near the intersection of Ethan Allen Avenue. When the suspects saw they were being watched, they fled westbound on Ethan Allen Avenue A K9 track was requested, which tracked the suspects to Sycamore Avenue, Grant Avenue, Hancock Avenue, Lee Avenue and then it stopped in the 7500 block of Maple Avenue. The suspects did not gain entry to the locked vehicles and nothing was stolen.

Investigation continues under case #13059602. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301-270-1100.

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