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Police respond to three early morning robberies Dec. 6

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Posted on: December 11, 2014

BY REBECCA BENNETT — According to the Hyattsville City Police Department (HCPD), authorities responded to three robberies just after 6 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, two of which police say appear to be related.

According to police, eight to 10 black males approximately 20 to 25 years old assaulted and robbed a single victim in the 6100 block of Editors Park Drive. The men were dressed in dark clothing and one of the men was armed with a black handgun, officers say. The assailants took a cell phone and fled on foot towards East West Highway, according to HCPD.

In the 3600 block of Oliver Street, police say roughly four or five black males ranging from 13 to 18 years old robbed another person of a cell phone and cash.  The men were also dressed in dark clothing, officers say, and fled on foot towards Jamestown Road. One of the assailants, according to police, was also armed with a black handgun.

Also around 6 a.m. Saturday morning, HCPD says two black males assaulted a man in the 5800 of Ager Road and robbed him of his wallet and cell phone. Authorities described the men as being between 23 and 28 years old, approximately 5’10” to 6′, and wearing dark clothing. One of the men was wearing white sneakers and the other one was wearing black and yellow sneakers. Officers say they fled towards Nicholson Street.

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