Detectives Investigate Briggs Chaney Bank Robbery

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating a bank robbery that occurred on December 31 in the Briggs Chaney area.

On December 31 at approximately 10:14 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to the TD Bank located at 3132 Briggs Chaney Road for a report of a bank robbery.  Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect entered the bank, approached the teller, and passed a note demanding money.  The note implied that the suspect had a weapon, but a weapon was not seen.  The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled from the bank to a nearby shopping center.

Shortly after the robbery, some of the money carried by the suspect was dropped and then picked up by passersby before police arrived on the scene.  The suspect was then observed by witnesses entering the Family Dollar Store at 13817 Outlet Dr.  He appeared to change clothes and fled from the rear of the store.  Any individuals that recovered money and do not return it could be prosecuted for theft.  Police are asking that individuals wishing to return any recovered money contact the Montgomery County Police at 301-279-8000.

The suspect is described as a black male, between the ages of 20 and 30 years old, with facial hair.  At the time of the robbery, the suspect was wearing a black sweater, black jeans and black Nike boots.

Anyone with information about this crime or suspect is asked to contact Montgomery County Police at 301-279-8000.

Those who wish to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward may contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

 

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