Detectives Investigate Bank Robbery; Photographs of Suspect Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department-Major Crimes Division continue to investigate a bank robbery that occurred yesterday at a HSBC bank in Bethesda.  Today, detectives are releasing surveillance photographs of the suspect and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.

On Wednesday, February 12 at approximately 2:15 p.m., officers responded to the HSBC bank located at 7637 Old Georgetown Road in Bethesda for the report of a bank robbery.

Investigation revealed that the male suspect entered the bank and passed a note to the teller.  The note demanded money and implied that the suspect had a weapon.  The suspect received an undisclosed amount of cash and exited the bank.  He was last seen walking north on Old Georgetown Road.

The suspect is described as a black male, 30 to 40 years of age, 5’7” to 6’0” tall, 190 to 200 pounds, with facial hair.  The suspect was wearing a black jacket, brown wool cap, a dark-colored scarf, and sunglasses.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this robbery to 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.  Tipsters will remain anonymous.

 

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