Wheaton GameStop Robbery Investigated; Composite Sketch Released

Composite sketch of suspect #2 in Wheaton GameStop armed robbery

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the October 3 armed robbery of a GameStop store in Wheaton.  Today, investigators are releasing a composite sketch of one of the two suspects and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

The investigation by detectives revealed that on Tuesday, October 3 at approximately 8:50 p.m., two suspects, one armed with a handgun, entered the GameStop store located at 11147 Veirs Mill Road.  The first suspect confronted a store employee and demanded cash from the store’s safe.

After stealing money from the safe, the first suspect then forced the first store employee into the office where the second suspect brought the second employee. The two suspects then stole property from the store and fled from the back door of the business.

The first suspect is described as an African-American male who is 5’ 7” tall and heavy set.  He was wearing a black jacket, black pants, and was armed with a handgun.

The second suspect is described as an African-American male who is 6’ 2” tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds.  He was wearing a black jacket and black pants.

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.

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Police Investigate Robberies Committed by Same Suspects; Video and Composites Released

Suspects who robbed the Exxon gas station located at 12245 Veirs Mill Road

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the September 22 armed robbery of an Exxon gas station located at 12245 Veirs Mill Road, which is adjacent to the Stoneymill Square shopping center.  Today, investigators are releasing surveillance video of four of the five suspects and composite sketches of two of the suspects are asking for the public’s help in identifying them.

On Friday, September 22 at approximately 11:34 a.m., 4th District officers responded to the Exxon gas station for the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.

The investigation by detectives revealed that five suspects arrived at the gas station in a silver Chrysler 300 sedan.  One suspect remained in the driver’s seat of the vehicle as the four additional suspects entered the Exxon with their faces concealed and armed with handguns.  The four suspects confronted an employee who was working behind the counter and demanded money.  The employee complied with the suspect’s demands.  The five suspects fled from the area with an undisclosed amount of cash in the Chrysler 300.

Investigators believe that these suspects also committed the September 1 armed robbery of a food truck that was located in the parking lot of 12265 Veirs Mill Road.  In this robbery, three suspects, who matched the description of the suspects involved in the September 22 armed robbery, obtained an undisclosed amount of currency from the food truck and fled from the area in a silver Chrysler 300.

Anyone with information regarding the suspects or these armed robberies 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.

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Composite sketch of suspect in armed robberies

Composite sketch of suspect in armed robberies

 

Detectives Investigate Fairland Area 7-Eleven Armed Robbery; Surveillance Photographs Released

Suspect who robbed a Fairland area 7-Eleven

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the August 28 armed robbery of a 7-Eleven convenience store in the Fairland area. Today, investigators are releasing surveillance photographs of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

On August 28 at approximately 1:42 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to the 7-Eleven located at 13880 Old Columbia Pike for the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.

The investigation by detectives revealed that the suspect entered the store, proceeded to the counter where an employee was working, and stated that he wanted to purchase an item that was on display behind the counter.  When the employee opened the register to ring up the sale, the suspect produced a handgun and demanded money. The employee complied with the suspect’s demands.  The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of currency and fled from the 7-Eleven toward Briggs Chaney Road.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect 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.

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Suspect who robbed a Fairland area 7-Eleven

Detectives Investigate Germantown 7-Eleven Armed Robbery; Surveillance Video Released

Suspects who committed an armed robbery at 7-Eleven

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the September 29 armed robbery of a 7-Eleven convenience store in Germantown.  Today, investigators are releasing surveillance video of the two suspects and are asking for the public’s help in identifying them.

On Friday, September 29 at approximately 1:41 a.m., 5th District officers responded to the 7-Eleven located at 19786 Crystal Rock Drive for the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.

The investigation by detectives revealed that the two suspects confronted a person who was exiting the store after making a delivery.  Both suspects had their faces concealed and one had a handgun.  The suspects ordered the delivery person to re-enter the store and then followed him inside.  The armed suspect confronted the adult male employee who was working behind the counter and demanded money. The employee complied with the suspect’s demands.  The suspects obtained an undisclosed amount of currency and fled from the 7-Eleven.

Anyone with information regarding these 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.

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Detectives Seek Public’s Help to Identify Attempted Commercial Robbery Suspect; Surveillance Photographs Released

Suspect who committed an attempted commercial robbery at the Forever 21 retail store.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the September 21 attempted robbery of the Forever 21 retail store in Bethesda.  Today, investigators are releasing surveillance photographs of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

On Thursday, September 21 at approximately 5:30 p.m., 2nd District officers responded to the Forever 21 store within the Westfield Montgomery Mall located at 7101 Democracy Boulevard.

The investigation by detectives revealed that the suspect entered the store and concealed merchandise inside of a shopping bag.  A store employee confronted the suspect and a struggle ensued as the employee attempted to stop the suspect from leaving the store with the stolen merchandise.  During the struggle, the suspect produced a can of pepper spray and attempted to spray the employee.  The suspect then dropped the bag of stolen merchandise and fled from the store.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has information about this attempted robbery is urged to call the Major Crimes Division; Robbery Section 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 and/or an indictment for this crime.

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Suspect who committed an attempted commercial robbery at the Forever 21 retail store.