Takoma Park Police Department Weekly Crime Report: 12/13/13 - 12/19/13

Arrests:

7600 blk. of Maple Ave., on Sunday, December 15th at 7:36 a.m., a male 26, was arrested for having an open failure to appear on alcohol charges warrant.

Ward 1:

Larceny from Vehicle

7600 blk. of Fenton St., on Saturday, December 14th at 2:00 p.m., officers responded to a theft that occurred earlier. Unknown suspect(s) broke a vehicle window to gain entry and stole property.

Ward 2:

Larceny

400 blk. of Lincoln Ave., on Friday, December 13th at 8:30 p.m., officers responded to a theft that occurred earlier. Unknown suspect(s) stole two flower pots from a yard.

Larceny from Vehicle

6900 blk. of Prince Georges Ave., on Monday, December 16th at 6:14 p.m., officers responded to a theft that occurred earlier. Unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked vehicle to gain entry and stole property.

400 blk. of Circle Ave., on Monday, December 16th at 8:00 a.m., officers responded to a theft that occurred overnight. Unknown suspects(s) entered two unlocked vehicles to gain entry and stole property.

Auto Theft

700 blk. of Auburn Ave., on Monday, December 16th at 7:33 p.m., officers responded to an auto theft that occurred earlier. Unknown suspect(s) stole a blue 2013 Hyundai Elantra by unknown means.

Ward 3:

Larceny from Vehicle

7100 blk. of Sycamore Ave., on Friday, December 13th at 1:00 p.m., officers responded to a theft that occurred earlier. Unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked vehicle to gain entry and stole property.

6300 blk. of New Hampshire Ave., on Friday, December 13th at 9:45 a.m., officers responded to a theft that just occurred. A female victim was pumping gas when two unknown male suspect(s) opened her unlocked vehicle door and stole the victim’s purse before fleeing in a vehicle.

6400 blk. of New Hampshire Ave., on Monday, December 16th at 5:40 p.m., officers responded to a theft that just occurred. A female victim was pumping gas when unknown suspect(s) opened her unlocked vehicle door and stole the victim’s purse before fleeing in a vehicle.

Ward 4:

Larceny

7500 blk. of Maple Ave., on Wednesday, December 18th at 6:28 p.m., officers responded to a theft that occurred earlier. Unknown suspect(s) stole a front license plate from a vehicle.

Ward 5:

Simple Assault

600 blk. of Houston Ave., on Wednesday, December 18th at 2:25 a.m., officers responded to an assault that just occurred. A male 32, was arrested for assaulting a female victim during an argument that turned physical.

Ward 6:

Robbery

1000 blk. of University Blvd., on Saturday, December 14th at 7:45 p.m., officers responded to a robbery that just occurred. Two male suspects entered a business armed with handguns and demanded money from a male employee. The victim told the suspects that the panic alarm was activated which lead the suspects to both flee the business in an unknown direction. No injuries occurred.

Aggravated Assault

900 blk. of Merrimac Dr., on Saturday, December 14th at 2:41 a.m., officers responded to an assault that just occurred. A male 41, was arrested for assaulting a male and female victim during an altercation that turned physical. The female suffered injuries and was transported to the hospital. The male only suffered minor injuries.

Larceny from Vehicle

1300 blk. of Elson Pl., on Friday, December 13th at 7:59 a.m., officers responded to a theft that occurred overnight. Unknown suspect(s) broke a vehicle window to gain entry and stole property.

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