About Those Helicopters Spotted Last Night

UPDATE – 2020/11/04 at 12:39 pm: Driver has been located and cited for Hit-and-Run, according to Takoma Park Police.

If you saw or heard helicopters over the area last night, you aren’t alone. We received multiple reports via Twitter:

According to local breaking news reporter Alan Henney, it was not one of the Department of Energy helicopters spotted recently, but was related to the incident last night at Capital One Bank in Takoma Park, where a pickup truck crashed through the storefront:

Local helicopter tracker @HelicoptersofDC reported at least 2 news helicopters in the area:

FOX 5 DC Assignment Editor Allison Papson reports that the truck’s passenger fled on foot, and the truck’s driver left the area in the truck. Takoma Park Police say it doesn’t appear they tried to steal anything:

We will update this story as information permits.

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