Man Wanted For Armed Robbery and Assault That Occurred at Clothing Store on Thursday Evening

On October 5, 2023, at approximately 1:00 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the 1300 block of Holton Lane (El Alazan Western Wear), for the report of an armed robbery and assault that had just occurred.

According to Takoma Park Police, “The suspect entered the establishment under the pretense of being interested in purchasing merchandise.  However, for unknown reasons, the suspect’s demeanor turned hostile and he brandished a silver handgun.  One of the store’s owners attempted to call 911.  In response, the suspect aggressively charged at her in an attempt to take her phone.  During the struggle, the suspect forcibly dragged the owner out of the establishment causing her to fall to the ground outside. The suspect fled on foot towards the rear of “La Union” Mall located in the 1400 block of University Blvd east.

A canvass was conducted in the area and a lookout was broadcast to all surrounding jurisdictions.  The victim was not seriously physically injured. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 20 years old, short/slim build, last seen wearing a black hooded sweater, black pants, tan boots, and carrying a green military backpack. The investigation continues under case #230058729. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301-270-1100.” Featured photo courtesy of Google Maps

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