Masked Man Robs UMD Student

12:52 PM, Feb 5, 2013   |    comments
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WUSA) -- Police say an armed robbery was reported early Tuesday morning at Paint Branch Parkway and Rhode Island Avenue in College Park, Md.

Prince George's County Police say a UMD student was walking westbound on Paint Branch Parkway from the metro station toward Route 1 shortly after midnight when a masked man approached her with a gun demanding money.

According to Cpl. Larry Johnson, a county police spokesman, the woman gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money and other personal property, and then fled the scene towards the Metro.

Both UMPD and PGPD say they searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

Police say the victim described the suspect as wearing all black clothing, with a mask and bright red shoes.

Prince George's County Police are conducting an investigation. Individuals with any information regarding this incident or the possible identity of suspects are encouraged to call police (911 or 301-772-4908).

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