The Caribbean Market Burglarized Twice; Police Seek Suspects

Takoma Park Police are seeking assistance in identifying two suspects linked to two burglaries at The Caribbean Market that occurred within a few hours of each other early Tuesday.

Police spokesperson Cathy Plevy said via email that officers responded to The Caribbean Market on New Hampshire Ave. at 8:01 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 19 for a burglary that occurred earlier. According to the business’s security footage, two unidentified male suspects entered the establishment at 1:18 a.m. and 5:41 a.m. and stole property.

The suspects gained entry by removing a wooden board that was securing the front door, Plevy said.

The first suspect is described as a Hispanic male wearing blue jeans, black shoes, a green blanket draped around the shoulders, a black sweater with white embroidery on the front, and a gray hood. The second suspect is of unknown race and was last seen wearing blue and white plaid pajama pants, gray, white, and black sneakers, and a black hooded sweater.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about these burglaries is asked to contact Takoma Park Police at (301) 270-1100 and refer to case #230072511.

Graphic: The Caribbean Market / Facebook

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