Per Takoma Park Police: Juveniles Involved in Stolen Auto– On June 1 at approximately 8:27 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the area of Maple Avenue and Philadelphia Avenue for reports of a suspicious situation and an abandoned vehicle by three male subjects on foot. Officers located the vehicle with its rear passenger window busted out, ignition punched and the engine still running. A witness provided descriptions of the three subjects who were on foot. Two of the three subjects were apprehended in the District of Columbia. Metropolitan Police Department was notified and responded to the scene. The subjects were identified as 15 and 17 year old juvenile males of Washington, DC, who were later released into the custody of their parents.
The investigation revealed the stolen vehicle belonged to a resident in Takoma Park. The vehicle was released to the owner. Investigation continues under case #230026405. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call the Takoma Park Police Department at 301-270-1100. Featured photo courtesy of Google Maps