UPDATE at 3 p.m. on January 20: A spokesperson for the Pentagon reached out to TheBayNet.com to clarify the previously reported advisory.
“We wanted to make sure it was clear to the public that there were no weapons in the vehicle when it was stolen,” the statement says. “The officer’s credentials were recovered.”
This follows a sequence of events yesterday when a personal vehicle was stolen from a Pentagon Police Department officer. See details from the original report below.
We have not received any confirmation at this time about if a suspect was arrested following the vehicle recovery.
Update: The vehicle has been recovered around Oxon Hill.
WASHINGTON — We are receiving reports that a vehicle has been stolen containing a Pentagon Police Department issued firearm and badge.
An alert that a black 2018 Nissan Rogue with no tags and potentially with a tailgate open were issued this afternoon in the area of Route 210 and Route 295.
The gun and badge were reportedly left unattended.
Anyone who has seen the vehicle or may have information about its whereabouts is being asked to call 911.
This is a developing story.