Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Takoma Park homeowner transported to hospital after fighting home invader

A home invasion in Takoma Park yesterday ended with the homeowner in the hospital. According to Takoma Park police, an African-American male in his 20s, wearing a light blue puffy jacket, black slacks and a backpack, broke a window on the ground floor of a home in the 6600 block of Gude Avenue sometime after 7:00 AM Monday. Inside, he allegedly confronted the owner of the home.

The suspect and homeowner engaged in a fight, which ended on the front porch of the home. The suspect then fled on foot toward Poplar Avenue. Police responded at 7:23 AM. The homeowner was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries from the fight, police said.

Anyone with information about this home invasion is asked to call Takoma Park police at 301-270-1100. Refer to case number 230012185.

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