Detectives Investigate Wheaton CVS Pharmacy Armed Robbery; Surveillance Video Released

Suspect who robbed a Wheaton CVS Pharmacy

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the October 21 armed robbery of a CVS Pharmacy in Wheaton.  Today, investigators are releasing surveillance video of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

On Sunday, October 21 at approximately 9:55 p.m., 4th District officers responded to the CVS Pharmacy located at 2321 University Boulevard West for the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.

The investigation by detectives revealed that the suspect entered the CVS, displayed a handgun, and confronted the adult male clerk who was behind the counter.  The suspect threatened the clerk and demanded that the clerk open the store’s safe.  The clerk complied with the suspect’s demands.  The suspect stole currency from the safe and then fled.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect or this armed robbery is asked to call the 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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