The Prince George’s County Police Department’s District III Investigative Section is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects wanted in a purse snatching that occurred in Landover.
On July 25th, at approximately 6:00 p.m., officers responded to the 5300 block of Sheriff Road for a call of a theft from auto. Upon arrival, officers learned the victim just finished pumping gas and was entering her vehicle when the suspects pulled alongside of her in a black Mercedes SUV. As the driver sat in the Mercedes, the passenger exited the vehicle, reached inside the victim’s vehicle from the passenger side, and stole her purse. The suspect entered back into the Mercedes and fled the scene.
Police are investigating similar incidents that have occurred throughout the area. The locations are listed below:
Sheriff Road/Addison Road
Date/Time of occurrence: July 26th at 9:46 a.m.
6300 block of Oxon Hill Road
Date/Time of occurrence: July 26th at 9:48 a.m.
1400 block of Hampton Park Boulevard
Date/Time of occurrence: July 26th at 10:33 a.m.
Shell Gas Station
5600 block of St. Barnabas Road
Date/Time of occurrence: July 26th at 12:36 p.m.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s District III Investigative Section at (301) 772-4911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone, or go to http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/police/ to submit a tip online.