Friday, February 15, 2013

Armed Robbery - Community Advisory

On February 15, 2013, at approximately 12:15 a.m., Takoma Park Police responded to the area of Anne Street at Kennewick Avenue for the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred. The victim was walking from the Walgreen’s when he was approached by two suspects who demanded property. One of the suspects was armed with a stun gun and fired it at the victim when demanding property. The victim complied and the two suspects were last seen fleeing on foot down Anne Street towards University Blvd. The victim was not physically injured. The suspects are described as two black males late teens to early 20’s. One was tall and the other short, both last seen wearing all black clothing with black hooded jackets. One of the suspects had a mask over his face.

Investigation continues under case #13007474. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301.270.1100.

You can now use your cell phone to send a tip to the Takoma Park Police Department and remain 100% anonymous.

* Text to 847411

* Type TPPDTIP at the beginning of your message.

* Type your message including as much detail as possible to ensure that your tip is thoroughly investigated.

* Send your tip, knowing that you are helping to reduce crime in your community while remaining 100% anonymous.

You can also now send a tip using the Takoma Park Police Department's Facebook page. In the left hand column you will find a link to "submit a tip." Your tip is important and CAN make a difference!

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.


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