Robbery Unit detectives identified and arrested a man wanted in a string of armed robberies at fast food restaurants throughout Prince George’s County. The suspect is 21-year-old Alan Michael Josey of the 2400 block of Kipp Court in Bryans Road, Maryland.

Alan Michael Josey

Our investigation revealed the suspect was linked to four restaurant robberies in our county over an 18 day period. Each time he was armed with a gun. No one was injured in the robberies. The suspect has been arrested in connection with the following robberies:

*February 22nd at 9:00pm – 15700 block of Livingston Road in Accokeek

*March 8th at 9:15 pm – 9500 block of Livingston Road in Fort Washington

*March 11th at 4:50 pm – 8900 block of Annapolis Road in Lanham

*March 11th at 5:25 pm – 5300 block of Marlboro Pike in District Heights

The suspect has been linked to a fifth robbery of a retail store in Anne Arundel County.

“This was a case of excellent police work.  The investigators were tenacious in following the trail of evidence piece by piece leading them to a successful identification and arrest.  Our business owners can rest assured that when these types of crimes occur in our community, our detectives work tirelessly to solve them and to find those responsible,” said Deputy Chief Samir Patel who is in charge of the PGPD Criminal Investigations Bureau.

Josey is charged with several counts of commercial armed robbery. He is in the custody of the Department of Corrections and is being held on bond.

Anyone with information on these cases is asked to call the Robbery Unit at 301-772-4905. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.)

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