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Second Suspect Arrested in Residential Robbery

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LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) – Police have arrested a second suspect in the botched armed robbery of a Prince George’s County home Wednesday morning.

Prince George’s County police surrounded a house in the 6900 block of Opal Place in Seat Pleasant at about 9 a.m. Wednesday after receiving a call for a residential armed robbery. An officer at the rear of the house was confronted by an armed suspect, and she fired at the suspect before he fled the scene.

Police didn’t know the missing suspect’s identity or if he was injured, but they did arrest a second suspect.

Two suspects have been identified as 22-year-old Adrian Eugene Pitts and 19-year-old Afolabi Ijaoba. Both live in the 1300 block of Dillon Court in Capitol Heights. They are both charged with armed robbery, first degree burglary, first degree assault and other charges. Pitts is being held on a no bond status. Ijaoba’s bond is set at $70,000.

No officers were injured.

The officer who fired her weapon is a six-year department veteran and she currently is on routine administrative leave, police said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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