Takoma Park Police Investigating Machete Assault

The Takoma Park Police Department is investigating an assault with a machete that occurred last night (March 24), according to a community advisory.

The incident began at about 10:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of University Boulevard across from Walgreens.

Unknown suspects outside the store assaulted the victim, who was not seriously injured; the attack continued after it moved to the store’s interior.

“One of the subjects assaulted the victim with a machete,” according to the advisory. “The subjects fled from the store entering a white Mitsubishi SUV MD #5CW8899 last seen driving behind the Walgreens in an unknown direction.”

The three subjects were described only as Hispanic males.

 Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call 301.270.1100 and refer to case #210011143.

Graphic courtesy Takoma Park Police Department

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