Incident: Armed Robbery/Shooting

Occurred: 1:12 a.m.

Location: Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

On Tuesday, September 6, 2016, a Marriott Loss Prevention Officer was shot during a commercial armed robbery. Three safes were taken and later recovered near the facility, along with a handgun. One suspect is in custody.

University of Maryland Department of Public Safety's Criminal Investigations Unit is actively investigating this case. Anyone with information regarding the second suspect's identity is encouraged to call 301-405-3555 or e-mail investigations@umpd.umd.edu or you can send an anonymous tip at www.umpd.umd.edu/contact/anonymous_tip.cfm.

Crime prevention is everyone's responsibility. Report suspicious activity to security and the police.

Crime prevention is everyone's responsibility. Report suspicious activity to security and the police immediately.

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