Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery of Taxi Driver in Aspen Hill; Surveillance Photograph Released

Suspect in robbery of a Ride Latino taxi driver

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the December 23, 2018 armed robbery of a taxi driver that occurred in the Aspen Hill area.  Today, investigators are releasing a surveillance photograph of one of the three male suspects and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

The investigation by detectives revealed that on December 23 at approximately 3:30 a.m., a Ride Latino taxi service driver arrived at the 14100 block of Pear Tree Lane to pick up a customer.  The driver was approached by the three suspects, two of whom had their faces concealed and were armed with a knife. The armed suspects threatened the driver and obtained cash.

Anyone with information regarding the suspects or this armed robbery is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100.  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.