On December 16, 2009, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Maryland National Capital Park Police and Takoma Park Police responded to the Montgomery County Police Station, 3rd District, for a report of a robbery that had occurred earlier in the Silver Spring Intermediate Park (Chicago and Philadelphia Avenue). The victim was in the park near the parking lot walking when he was approached by two black males and one short Hispanic male - all three dressed in black clothing. The victim was assaulted and property was taken. All subjects then fled the area on foot up Chicago Avenue towards Sligo Avenue. The victim was not seriously injured. No further description of suspects.
On the same date, at approximately 3:46 p.m., Montgomery County Police responded to the Montgomery College building on King Street for an assault that had occurred. Through investigation, it was determined that the victim was robbed at the base of the bridge leading from Montgomery College to Jessup Blair Park. The victim was walking down the bridge when he was approached by four black males who assaulted him and took property. The subjects fled the scene on foot - two going towards Georgia Avenue and two towards the Kentucky Fried Chicken near the park. The victim was transported to Holy Cross Hospital with minor injuries. The Maryland National Capital Park Police responded to the scene. The subjects in this case are described as (1) black male, thin build, approximately 5’8 to 6’0, last seen wearing tan pants, black jacket with a hood, (2) black male, thin build, approximately 5’8 to 6’0, last seen wearing tan pants, black jacket with a hood, (3) black male, thin build, approximately 5’8 to 6’0, last seen wearing tan pants, black jacket with a horizontal silver stripe on the back, and (4) black male, medium build, approximately 5’8 to 6’0, last seen wearing black pants, orange, white and yellow jacket with an orange hood.
Investigation continues. Anyone with information is requested to contact the Takoma Park Police Department at 301-270-1100.
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