Monday, June 21, 2010

COMMUNITY ADVISORY - Strong Arm Robbery

On June 17, 2010, at approximately 8:57 p.m., Takoma Park Police responded to the 7100 block of Maple Avenue for reports of a strong arm robbery. The victim was walking when she was approached by two black males. They assaulted her and took property. Another victim came to the aid of the first, when he was also assaulted and had property taken from him. Both subjects fled the scene in an unknown make and color SUV. There are no suspects at this time. Neither of the victims were seriously injured.

Investigation continues under case #10029835. 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 and need to contact the Takoma Park Police, please call 301-270-1100. If you need to report an emergency that involves the need for fire or rescue services, you must call 9-1-1.

**The delay in this Advisory being sent is due to technical difficulties.**