4200 block of 29th Street: At about 9 am officers responded to assist fire/rescue personnel with a medical emergency. When police and EMS arrived they discovered that a man had died after a protracted battle with cancer.
4600 block of 25th Street: At about 8:15 am officers responded to a report of a vandalism to auto. The victim told the officers that he parked and locked his vehicle at about 1:30 am. When he returned for it this morning he discovered that someone had broken out his front passenger window with a brick. Nothing was taken from his vehicle.
4300 block of 28th Place: At about 10:50 am officers took a report of a residential burglary. The victim told the officers that sometime between November 24th 9:10 am and this morning someone entered the apartment through a window and stole cash and two laptops. Based on their investigation the officers’ came to believe that the victim was not truthful about the circumstances surrounding the crime because the physical evidence did not match up with the victim’s statement. The incident is still under investigation.
3300 block of Buchanan Street: At about 10:20 pm officers took a report of a vandalism to auto. The victim told the officers that at about 10:00 pm he came outside and observed a black male about 18-20 years of age wearing a black sweat suit smash out the side widow on his vehicle with what appeared to be an expandable baton. When the suspect saw the victim he fled the scene on foot. A search of the area for the suspect proved negative. No additional evidence was recovered.
2300 block of Arundel Road: At about 11:30 pm officers responded for the report of a robbery that had just occurred. The victim was able to give the officers a good description of the suspect which they broadcast to surrounding police agencies. Officers then canvassed the area and detained a man who matched the victim’s description. The victim was able to positively identify him as the one who pulled a knife on her and held it to her throat. The suspect was arrested and charged with 1st degree assault and delivered to the custody of DOC in Hyattsville.