Update: Additional Details Released in Cartier Jewelry Store Robbery

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division – Robbery Section are continuing to investigate the robbery of a jewelry store that occurred this morning in Chevy Chase.

Today, at approximately 11:08 a.m., 2nd District officers responded to the Cartier jewelry store located at 5471 Wisconsin Avenue for the report of a robbery that had just occurred.  Investigation revealed that multiple suspects wearing gloves and masks entered and took control of the store for less than one minute.  During that time, the suspects broke a display case in the rear of the store and removed property.  The suspects then fled from the store.  Four employees were inside of the store but were not injured during the robbery.

Upon arriving at the jewelry store, officers observed the suspects leaving the scene in a black late model Dodge Charger bearing two different license plates.  A short pursuit ensued, but the pursuit was terminated on southbound Connecticut Avenue at the Washington, D.C. line.  The suspect vehicle was last seen making a left-hand turn on to Porter Street in Washington, D.C.

Detectives are asking that anyone who has information regarding this robbery and/or the suspects involved (and has not already spoken to police) 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.

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Police Investigate Robbery of Cartier Jewelry Store

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division – Robbery Section are investigating the robbery of a jewelry store that occurred this morning in Chevy Chase.

Today, at approximately 11:08 a.m., 2nd District officers responded to the Cartier jewelry store located at 5471 Wisconsin Avenue for the report of a robbery that had just occurred.  Investigation revealed that multiple suspects entered and took control of the store for a short time.  During that time, the suspects broke a display case and removed property.  The suspects then fled from the store.

Upon arriving at the jewelry store, officers observed the suspects leaving the scene in a vehicle.  A short pursuit ensued, but the pursuit was ended at the Washington, D.C. line per protocol.

This is an ongoing investigation, and no further details are available at this time.  A Public Information Officer will be on-scene of the robbery with an update at approximately 2:30 p.m.

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Update: Missing Montgomery County Man Located

This morning, detectives located a Montgomery County man who was missing from the 1700 block of Hutchinson Lane in Layhill.

George Harmon Calvert, 78 years old, was last seen yesterday at approximately 3:00 p.m., as he was dropping off his wife in northwest Washington, D.C.

Police and family would like to thank all who assisted in the search.

AC