Attempt Strong Arm Robbery
City of Takoma Park
7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
March 21, 2012
|Public Information Office |
301/891.7142 or 240/338.2901
On March 21, 2012, at approximately 7:28 p.m., Takoma Park Police responded to the 6400 block of 4th Avenue for reports of an attempt strong arm robbery.
The victim was walking on 4th Avenue when he noticed a gray Sedan vehicle following him. Two suspects exited the vehicle and demanded property. The suspects assaulted the victim while trying to forcibly remove property from him. The victim flagged down a vehicle passing by and the suspects aborted the robbery and returned to the vehicle and were last seen heading towards Eastern Avenue. No property was taken. The victim did not suffer any major physical injuries. The suspects are described as:
- Suspect 1: Black male, 16-18 years old, approximately 6'0, thin build, short hair with twists, last seen wearing a blue Nike coat and dark blue skinny jeans.
- Suspect 2: Black male, 16-18 years old, approximately 5'0-5'3, thin build, short hair with twists, last seen wearing a red track coat and dark blue skinny jeans.
- Suspect 3: Black female, light complexion.
- Suspect Vehicle: Gray 4-door Sedan, possibly a Toyota
Investigation continues under case #12013784. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301.270.1100.
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6400 Block of 4th Avenue in Takoma Park