Police searching for armed suspect involved in assault near University of Maryland, College Park

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WDVM) — Police in Prince George’s County are looking for a suspect involved in an assault with a weapon near the University of Maryland College Park campus.

At around 2 o’clock on Sunday afternoon, University of Maryland Police sent out a community alert warning people of a suspect on the loose after a reported assault with a weapon on the 9100 block of Baltimore Avenue. The off-campus assault happened just over a mile from the campus.

The suspect is described as a man with curly hair, wearing a black shirt and blue Under Armour shorts, and is armed with a handgun.

He was last seen heading southbound on Baltimore Avenue.

UMPD has since turned the investigation over to the Prince George’s County Police Department.

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