Two people were robbed at gunpoint in separate events late Monday night.
On Aug. 20 at 11:19 p.m., Takoma Park Police responded to the Econo Lodge in 7400 block of New Hampshire Avenue for a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.
The victim said she had just left the Econo Lodge and was in the parking lot when a suspect approached her, brandished a black handgun and demanded that she return to the Econo Lodge with him.
Once inside, where there was a second victim, the suspect demanded property.
The suspect exited the Econo Lodge and fled on foot, crossing New Hampshire Avenue toward Kingwood Drive.
Two hours earlier, at 9:19 p.m., Takoma Park Police responded to the 7000 block of Carroll Avenue to a parking lot and a report of an armed robbery.
The victim said she was standing in the parking lot when she was approached by a suspect from behind with a handgun. The suspect demanded property. The victim complied and the suspect fled in an awaiting vehicle towards the District of Columbia.