Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division – Robbery Section have been investigating the robbery of a CVS store that occurred on November 27. Today, detectives are releasing a surveillance photo of the suspect and asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect.
On November 27, at approximately 8:08 p.m., 6th District officers and Gaithersburg Police officers responded to the CVS located at 546 N. Frederick Avenue for a report of an armed robbery. Investigation revealed that the suspect entered the CVS store and approached the pharmacy counter. The suspect handed a note to the pharmacist demanding Oxycodone pills. When the pharmacist hesitated in getting the pills, the suspect fled from the store without obtaining any property.
The suspect is described as a white male, between 20-30 years of age, 6’1″-6’5″ tall, and weighing 160-180 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans, a blue, beige, and white colored jacket with a hood, and a wool winter hat.
Detectives are asking that anyone who may have information about this robbery or the suspect involved to contact the 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 $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this felony crime.
*** Please note: Crime Solvers has recently increased their cash reward amount from up to $1,000 to up to $10,000