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College Park Metro Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

3:57 PM, Aug 31, 2012   |    comments
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WUSA) -- A suspect is in custody after a reported attempted robbery at gunpoint at the College Park Metro station garage Friday, according to Metro Transit Police. 

A report of the attempted armed robbery was received by Metro Transit Police at around 1:15 p.m. The victim reported that two males showed a weapon and demanded a backpack on the stairwell of the Metro garage, but no property was taken.

At 2:15 p.m., according to a Metro PIO, Metro Transit Police received a report of a man matching the victim's description of a suspect standing on the College Park Metro platform.

Police responded and after a brief struggle,  arrested the man and recovered a BB gun. No shots were fired and no one was injured.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.  If you have any information about the incident, call Metro Transit Police at 202-962-2121.

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