Vehicle theft

The Prince George’s County Police Department (PGPD) is urging citizens to be aware following a series of thefts that have occurred at gas stations.

In these cases, the suspect will wait for the victim to leave their vehicle unattended and use this opportunity to steal their valuables/purses. These occurrences have taken place during the morning and evening rush hour time frames.

The police is asking residents to use caution by:
•  Being aware of your surroundings
•  If you must leave your vehicle unattended, please lock the doors
•  Do not leave your valuables in a conspicuous place where it is easily accessible for the suspect

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s District I Investigative Section at (301) 699-2601. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477) or text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to and submit a tip online.