Woman punched and robbed near West Hyattsville Metro
BY REBECCA BENNETT — According to the Hyattsville City Police Department, a man punched and robbed a woman at Queens Chapel Road and Jamestown Road near the West Hyattsville Metro Station. The incident happened at approximately 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20.
Police said the victim was walking in the area when she was punched in the back of the head by an unknown suspect. That man then demanded property from her, so the victim gave him her phone. He fled toward the West Hyattsville Metro Station.
The suspect was described as a black male, 5 feet 6 inches, and short hair. He was wearing a blue jacket with white stripes and black pants.