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Police Seek Robbery Suspects

Woman robbed as she walks to West Hyattsville Metro Station.

Hyattsville city police are looking for suspects involved in a robbery which occurred over the weekend. 

On Saturday, Jan. 5, a woman was walking towards the West Hyattsville Metro Station through the field next to Kirkwood Apartments on Ager Road. 

As she was walking, an older model tan or gold colored SUV approached the woman from behind and stopped. A passenger exited the vehicle, brandished a black handgun and demanded the woman's purse. The victim complied with the demands made by the robber, at which point the suspect re-entered the car and drove away on Ager Road toward 23rd Avenue. 

Police describe the suspect as a black male, between 25-30 years of age, with short hair, standing about 6 feet tall, and wearing dark clothing. 

Anyone with information which could help police identify and locate a suspect is encouraged to call the Hyattsville City Police Department at 301-985-5060, referencing case number 13-0033.

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