Detectives Investigate Robbery of Wheaton CVS Pharmacy; Surveillance Video Released

Suspect in CVS Pharmacy Robbery

Suspect in CVS Pharmacy Robbery

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the July 24 robbery of a CVS Pharmacy located at 12209 Veirs Mills Road in Wheaton.  Today, investigators are releasing a surveillance video of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

The investigation by detectives revealed that at approximately 9:59 a.m. on July 24, the suspect entered the CVS Pharmacy carrying a duffle bag and went to where the store’s hair care products were located.  A CVS Pharmacy employee witnessed the suspect take hair coloring and shampoo products and put them inside his duffel bag.  When the employee attempted to stop the suspect from leaving the store with the stolen merchandise, the suspect threatened the employee with bodily harm.  The suspect was last seen fleeing on foot on Veirs Mill Road.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect or this robbery is asked to call the Montgomery County Police – Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest in this case.

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Video of CVS Pharmacy Robbery Suspect

Video of Suspect in CVS Pharmacy Robbery