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Strong Arm Robbery - Community Advisory
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Strong Arm Robbery - Community Advisory

The following information was sent to us by the Office of the Chief of Police, Cathy Plevy:

On December 12, 2011, at approximately 10:27 p.m., Takoma Park Police responded to the 6800 block of Westmoreland Avenue for reports of a robbery in progress.  The victim was walking home when he was accosted by two black males who assaulted him and took property.  The suspects then fled on foot up Westmoreland Avenue towards Carroll Avenue.  The victim suffered a minor injury.  The suspects are described as two black males, approximately 5'10 and 6'0, 18-20 years of age, both last seen wearing black coats with hoods, and one of the suspects was wearing a black & white scarf over his face.

Investigation continues under case #11062018.  Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301.270.1100.
 
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