Monday, April 18, 2011

Armed Robbery-Community Advisory

On April 17th, 2011 at 11:02 p.m., Takoma Park Police officers responded to the 7400 block of Carroll Avenue, for the report of an armed robbery in progress. Upon the officers arrival, the victim stated that he was walking on the sidewalk when he was struck in the head with a blunt hard object from behind. The suspects attempted to remove property from his pockets. The suspects then fled the scene running southbound on Carroll Avenue. The suspects are described as two black males, between the ages of 17 and 20.

Investigation continues under case #11018217. 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.