COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The University of Maryland Police Department has given the all-clear after officials reported an armed man off-campus.
UMD ALERT: All Clear for Off-Campus Armed Suspect— UMD Police Dept. (@UMPD) April 4, 2017
An All Clear has been issued for the Armed Suspect around the Lakeland Community area.
(Cont) It appears the suspect has left the area, the Prince George's County Police Department is still investigating this incident.— UMD Police Dept. (@UMPD) April 4, 2017
On Tuesday at around 3:30 p.m., university police sent an alert out for an armed suspect off-campus near Lakeland Road and Baltimore Avenue (Route 1). Police believe the man is a suspect who robbed a victim at gunpoint in the parking lot of a McDonald's on Route 1 just before 3 p.m.
A full search with a K-9 unit was launched by both university police and Prince George's County police. But just after 4 p.m., officials gave the “all-clear” saying the suspect had left the area.
Police believe the suspect was wearing a light grey hoodie, orange short and black and grey shoes.
Prince George’s County police are continuing the investigation.