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Man shot near UMD College Park campus in suspected robbery

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Posted at 5:49 AM, Sep 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-06 18:08:49-04

A security guard is in critical condition after being shot during a suspected robbery at the UMUC Inn & Conference Center in College Park early Tuesday morning.

University of Maryland Police responded to the incident just after 1 a.m. 

A suspect has been taken into custody. Police are still searching the area for a second suspect, who may be armed.

One suspect was seen wearing a blue, long sleeve shirt, black hoodie, black ski mask and dark shoes with dreadlocks, wearing yellow or light-colored gloves. A second suspect is described as a black male with dreadlocks pulled into a ponytail, wearing a blue short sleeve shirt, dark pants and dark shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact UMPD at 301-405-3555.

Locals are advised to avoid the area until further notice.

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