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.

JMS