Detectives Investigate Home Invasion Robbery in the Fairland Area; Surveillance Video of Suspects Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the January 10, home invasion robbery that occurred inside in the Fairland area. Today, investigators are releasing surveillance video of the incident and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects.

On Friday, January 10, at approximately 6:45 p.m., officers from the 3rd District responded to a residence in the 3000 block of Piano Lane for the report of a home invasion robbery that had just occurred. The preliminary investigation by detectives determined that the victim was sleeping in an upstairs bedroom when two suspects entered through an unlocked window. The first suspect entered the bedroom where the victim was sleeping, pointed a handgun at the victim, and told the victim to cover their head with the blanket.  The suspect stole a safe and other property belonging to the victim. Detectives believe that the second suspect remained downstairs and acted as a lookout during the robbery.

The first suspect is described as black male in his 30’s, 6’00” tall, and approximately 180 to 200 pounds. He was wearing a black beanie, a black mask, a gray hoodie, black gloves, and red sneakers.

The second suspect is described as black male, approximately 5’10 to 6’00 tall, with a medium build. He was wearing a black coat, blue jeans, black gloves, and black sneakers with white stripes.

Anyone with information regarding these suspects or this home invasion 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.