Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Commercial Armed Robbery - Community Advisory

On April 6, 2011, at approximately 8:08 a.m., Takoma Park Police responded to the 1000 block of University Blvd. (Express Check Cash) for reports of a commercial armed robbery. Two unknown suspects entered the business and forced the victim to retrieve property for them. Once property was retrieved, the suspects fled from the business out the back door. A K-9 track was conducted with negative results.

Suspect 1: White male, 30’s, 5’11-6’1, last seen wearing blue jeans, a black puffy ¾ length jacket worn over a gray-hooded sweatshirt, black baseball cap with an Orioles orange logo “O’s” on it, black gloves and armed with a black semi-automatic handgun.

Suspect 2: Light complected male (unknown race), 5’11-6’1, last seen wearing blue jeans, a black puffy jacket worn over a gray-hooded sweatshirt, wearing a black ski mask and armed with a semi-automatic handgun.

Investigation continues under case #11016142. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301.270.1100.

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