NFL player robbed at gunpoint in Upper Marlboro

A Philadelphia Eagles football player was robbed at gunpoint early Friday morning in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

Eagles wide receiver Zach Pascal was approached at about 2:25 a.m. by two people in the 5300 block of Manor Drive, according to WTOP news partner NBC Washington.

The suspects held him at gunpoint and demanded his property.

Pascal was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

“The organization is aware of the matter involving Zach Pascal. We have been in contact with Zach and are happy to hear he is doing fine,” the Eagles said in a statement to CBS Philadelphia.

Valerie Bonk

Valerie Bonk started working at WTOP in 2016 and has lived in Howard County, Maryland, her entire life. She's thrilled to be a reporter for WTOP telling stories on air. She works as both a television and radio reporter in the Maryland and D.C. areas. 

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