Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division – Robbery Section are investigating a bank robbery that occurred on September 18 at a Capitol One Bank in Rockville.
On September 18, at approximately 12:12 p.m., 1st District and Rockville City officers responded to the Capitol One bank located at 101 Halpine Road for a report of a bank robbery. Investigation revealed that the suspect entered the bank, approached the teller, and presented a note demanding cash and implying a weapon. The teller presented the suspect with an undisclosed amount of cash, and the suspect fled from the bank on foot.
The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6’0″ tall, wearing a black jacket and a black and white hooded sweatshirt.
Detectives believe that this suspect is responsible for robbing this same bank on August 20, 2011. On August 20, 2011, at approximately 10:02 a.m., officers responded to the Capitol One bank for a report of a bank robbery. Investigation revealed that the suspect entered the bank, approached the teller, and presented a note demanding cash. The teller presented the suspect with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the bank on foot.
The suspect in this incident was described as a black male, 6’3″ tall, approximately 25-30 years old, and wearing a black windbreaker, blue jeans, and black sneakers.
Today, detectives are releasing surveillance photos obtained from both robberies and asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone who may have information about these bank robberies or the suspect involved is asked to contact the Major Crimes Division – Robbery Section at 240-773-5100. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or leave a Crime Solvers tip here. Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this felony crime.