3400 block of Otis Street: At about 11:00 am officers received a call for an abandon blue Honda Accord. A check of the vehicle revealed that it had been stolen from an address in Prince George’s County. The vehicle was impounded for safekeeping and the owner was notified of the recovery.
3100 block of Queens Chapel Road: At about 7 pm officers took a report of a residential burglary. The victim told the officers that he came home to find that someone had broken into his apartment by prying open the front door. Once inside they stole the victim’s safe and fled the apartment. No evidence was recovered and no witnesses could be located.
3100 block of Queens Chapel Road: At about 10 pm officers took a report of a citizen strong armed robbery. The victim told the officers that she walked home from the West Hyattsville Metro Station. When she arrived at her apartment she was approached by an Hispanic male who asked her for the time. Almost immediately thereafter the man forced her into her apartment building and began assaulting her trying to take her purse. He was able to take the purse from her, remove a quantity of cash from inside and flee the area on a bicycle. She described her assailant as an Hispanic male, 23-25 years of age, approximately 5’11” tall and 175 lbs wearing a white t-shirt, a black jacket, dark color jeans and tennis shoes. She also said that he spoke fluent Spanish. A search of the area for the suspect proved negative.