The Colmar Manor Police Department and the Cottage City Police Department are notifying you of a series of citizen armed robberies, nine in total, that have occurred in Hyattsville, Maryland area since December 2016.
The crimes have all occurred in Hyattsville, between Queens Chapel Road, Hamilton Street and Ager Road. All the robberies have happened on weekdays, most frequently on Friday mornings.
The Hyattsville Police Department has indicated that the suspect involved is a black male, approximately six-feet-tall, wearing all black clothing with a hood covering his head.
Neither Colmar Manor nor Cottage City have experienced any similar crimes, however, it is always prudent not to walk alone in the middle of the night or the early morning hours.
Chief William L. Lowry