Police release composite sketch of suspect in Allyssa Banks slaying

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Composite sketch

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. — Five months after 18-year-old recent graduate and former student government president Allyssa Banks was shot to death in Upper Marlboro, police have released a composite sketch of the suspect.

A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information that will lead to an arrest and indictment in the double shooting which killed Banks and injured a second victim who was in the car with her.

The suspect is described as an African American male in his early 20s, with a light complexion, a slim build, and brown eyes. Police say he was wearing a black-hooded jacket the night of the murder.

Detectives believe the suspect attempted to rob the victims prior to the shootings.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).