Monday, February 7, 2011

PGPD Announces Arrest in Robbery on University Boulevard

Prince George’s County, Maryland… The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Robbery Unit has arrested 59 year-old Anthony Gary Thomas in connection with the robbery of a Sun Trust Bank.

On December 20, 2010 at approximately 9:40 a.m., patrol officers responded to the 2500 block of University Boulevard for a report of a robbery. When patrol officers arrived, they discovered that a suspect had entered the Sun Trust Bank, displayed a handgun, and demanded money. The tellers, fearing for their safety, complied with the suspect, who then took the money and fled the bank on foot.

Robbery Detectives identified Thomas, of the 2000 block of Chapman Road, Adelphi, as a suspect in this case and obtained an arrest warrant charging him with Armed Robbery. He was located on February 4, 2011 in Riverdale, and apprehended without incident. Thomas has been remanded to the custody of the Department of Corrections on a No-Bond status.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Robbery Unit at (301) 772-4905. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477) or text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to and submit a tip online.

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