Two men stole property from a victim outside an apartment building, according to police.
Two men stole property from a victim outside an apartment building at 4900 Battery Lane early Friday afternoon, according to Montgomery County police. The robbery was first reported by Bethesdanow.com. The two male suspects were last seen in a car driving on Old Georgetown Road towards the Capital Beltway, according to Montgomery County Police spokeswoman Officer Rebecca Innocenti. It wasn't clear whether the victim was injured or whether any weapons were used. Another incident was reported Nov. 18 near Battery Lane during which a man threatened a victim with what he said was a knife, Patch reported.
No one was home at the time of the blaze, rescuers said.
A couch caught on fire in an apartment on Battery Lane Wednesday morning, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service. Fire and Rescue responded to the three-story apartment complex at 4911 Battery Lane at 8:41 a.m., according to Beth Anne Nesselt, a rescue service spokeswoman. When units arrived, a substantial amount of smoke was visible from the roof of the building, Nesselt said. Rescuers determined the cause was a couch on fire in a third-story aparment. No one was home at the time of the blaze, Nesselt said. Fire investigators are working to determine what caused the blaze, Nesselt said. The apartment was being ventilated and it didn't appear that anyone would be displaced.