On July 21, at approximately 5:35 p.m., 4th District officers responded to “The Candy Man” candy store located at 1351 Lamberton Drive in Kemp Mill for the report of an armed robbery. The investigation revealed that the suspect asked the cashier for change for a dollar. The cashier opened the register to provide the change and the suspect produced a knife. The cashier fled and immediately called the police.
The suspect is described as a white male, 5’9” to 6’ tall, weighing between 170 and 200 pounds. He has short black hair and possibly a mustache. At the time of the robbery, the suspect possibly had a chain hanging from his shorts.
Anyone who has information about this suspect or the robbery is asked to call the Montgomery County Police – Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 240-773-TIPS (8477) or Text-A-Tip to: CRIMES (274637), text MCPD and your crime tip. 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 crime.