Shots fired at armored truck during attempted robbery near a Prince George’s Co. Costco

An attempt to steal from an armored truck led to a brief panic at a Costco in Brandywine, Maryland, Saturday morning.

Prince Goerge’s County police said around 11:45 a.m. someone fired gunshots during an attempt to rob the truck, which was near the Costco on the 16000 block of Crain Highway.

NBC Washington reported that the Costco was briefly placed on lockdown in the moments after the shooting.

No one was injured in the attempted robbery. Police are still searching for suspects.

WTOP’s Thomas Robertson contributed to this report. 

Zeke Hartner

Zeke Hartner is a digital writer/editor who has been with WTOP since 2017. He is a graduate of North Carolina State University’s Political Science program and an avid news junkie.

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