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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Felony Assault against Deputy #PGSO

Upper Marlboro, MD… On July 24, 2016, at approximately 1:50 a.m., an off-duty Sheriff's Deputy in civilian attire was in the 10500 block of Campus Way South in Largo, MD.  The Deputy was approached by two men.  At least one was armed with a handgun and was wearing a mask. 

That suspect announced a robbery and fired at the Deputy.  The Deputy, who was armed with his duty weapon, returned fire.  The suspects fled and entered a vehicle believed to be driven by another suspect.  There are no known injuries at this time.

The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating the felony assault against the Deputy.  The Prince George's County Sheriff's Office Internal Affairs Division will be conducting a concurrent administrative investigation.

The Deputy has been placed on routine administrative leave.  The involved Deputy's information will be provided on Monday, July 25, 2016.

For additional information contact the Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Press Information Office at 301-780-7354.                                                                              

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