Botched robbery leads to standoff at Hyattsville shopping center
Posted by Amanda Iacone on 19th June 2017
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WASHINGTON — A man who tried to rob a check cashing store in Prince George’s County Monday morning has barricaded himself inside the building, according to Prince George’s County police.

Police shut down a stretch of Annapolis Road in Hyattsville due to the incident near the Capitol Plaza shopping center.

Police did not know if the man was armed and it was not known whether anyone else was inside the building.

Maryland Route 450 was closed in both directions between Coopers Lane and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

Stay with WTOP for updates on this developing story.

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