On February 9, 2011, at approximately 8:02 a.m., Takoma Park Police responded to the 6400 block of New Hampshire Avenue (W-Express gas station) for reports of an auto theft. After pumping gasoline, the victim went inside the station to pay for gasoline, leaving her 2006 black BMW 325i running with the keys in the ignition. A subject described as a 20-25 year old black male, 5’8, 145 lbs., last seen wearing blue jeans and a gray sweatshirt, jumped into the driver’s seat and left the station at a high rate of speed into the District of Columbia. The victim had various items of personal property in the vehicle.
The vehicle has been located abandoned in the District of Columbia.
Investigation continues under case #11006400. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301.270.1100.
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