13-year-old, 17-year-old arrested for robbery spree in Prince George's County

Two juveniles from Prince George’s County have been charged in connection with a string of armed robberies that took place in the county on Wednesday.

According to the Prince George's County Police Department, a 13-year-old male is charged in connection with five armed robberies. And a 17-year-old male is charged with two of those robberies.

Police say in just over two hours on Wednesday, a total of five citizen armed robberies were reported. 


Based on initial reports, authorities believe all of them connected. In each case, callers reported the suspects were driving a black Toyota Camry. No victims were injured during the robberies. 

The juvenile's alleged robbing spree started on the 6300 block of Central Avenue in Capitol Heights at around 11:20 a.m. and ended on the 7500 block of Marlboro Pike in District Heights just after 1:30 p.m. 

Shortly after the last robbery, patrol officers observed the suspect vehicle on Marlboro Pike. After a brief pursuit, which ended on Suitland Parkway at Sheridan Street in Southeast, Washington D.C., the suspects were arrested after bailing out of their car. 

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The Metropolitan Police Department assisted in the arrest.  

Police say two pellet pistols were recovered at the scene of the bailout. 

The 13-year-old suspect was also arrested by PGPD on November 15, 2021, on Marlboro Pike and charged with a gun offense. 

Both suspects are charged as juveniles in connection with the armed robberies on Wednesday and remain in custody in Washington D.C.