Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Media Availability - PGPD Investigates Citizen Armed Robbery of Elderly Woman

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s District I Investigative Section is investigating a citizen armed robbery where the victim, an 84 year-old woman, was robbed in the 7900 block of New Hampshire Avenue in Langley Park, Maryland.  The investigation revealed that the female suspect led the victim to believe she was helping her, and several small children, in a time of need.  The suspect then implied she had a gun and ordered the victim to withdraw a large sum from the bank. Investigators are actively searching for the suspect.  Members of the media are invited to speak to the victim and detectives.  The victim's identity MUST be concealed.  Surveillance video and still shots will be provided on site. 

Who:               Major Robert Brewer, Commander, District I Station
                        Robbery Suppression Team, District I Station
When:              Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Time:               11:00 a.m.

Where:             Bank of America
7950 New Hampshire Avenue, Langley Park, Maryland 20783

Members of the community and media are invited to attend.  For more information, call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Media Relations Division at (301) 772-4710.

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