Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery in Downtown Silver Spring; Cell Phone Video of Suspect Released

Suspect in downtown Silver Spring armed robbery.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section continue to investigate the July 20 armed robbery of an adult male that was committed by two male suspects and occurred in the downtown area of Silver Spring.  Today, investigators are releasing cell phone video of one of the male suspects and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

On Monday, July 20 at approximately 5:17 p.m., 3rd District officers responded to 1200 block of East West Highway for the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred. The victim stated to officers that he was outside walking when the two suspects approached him.  One suspect assaulted the victim with a screwdriver and the second suspect stole property from the victim.  Both suspects fled the area on foot.   The victim was not injured during the armed robbery.  Officers later located the screwdriver in a nearby trash can.

A witness who was in the area at the time of the armed robbery used his/her cellphone to video record the armed suspect assaulting the victim.  This witness then called 9-1-1 after the suspects fled.

Investigators are asking anyone with information regarding the suspects or this armed robbery to call the 3rd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6870.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

Tips may also be submitted online here: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/pol/howdoI/crime-solvers.html

Crime Solvers may pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery of Business Inside Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg; Surveillance Video of Suspect Released

Armed robbery suspect

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the July 8 armed robbery of the Auntie Anne’s pretzel store located inside the Lakeforest Mall at 701 Russell Avenue in Gaithersburg.   Today, detectives are releasing surveillance video of the male suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

On Wednesday, July 8 at approximately 11:10 a.m., 6th District officers and Gaithersburg Police Department officers responded to the Auntie Anne’s pretzel store located inside Lakeforest Mall for the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.  The investigation by detectives determined that the suspect entered the mall and approached an Auntie Anne’s employee who was working behind the counter.  The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded cash from the register.  The suspect stole cash, fled from the mall, and was last seen on foot toward Lost Knife Circle.

Anyone with information regarding this armed robbery or the suspect is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100.  Callers may remain anonymous. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).   Tips may also be submitted online here: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/pol/howdoI/crime-solvers.html

Crime Solvers may pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery of Buffalo Wild Wings in Gaithersburg; Surveillance Video of Suspects Released

Gaithersburg Buffalo Wild Wings armed robbery suspects

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating the armed robbery of a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant that occurred yesterday evening in Gaithersburg.  Today, detectives are releasing surveillance video of the three male suspects and are asking for the public’s help in identifying them.

On Tuesday, May 19 at approximately 10:05 p.m., 6th District officers and Gaithersburg Police Department officers responded to the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant located at 668 Clopper Road for the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.  The investigation by detectives determined that the suspects entered the restaurant armed with handguns and their faces concealed.  The suspects threatened multiple store employees, including the store manager, and demanded that the manager open the safe to the business.  The manager complied with the suspects’ demands.  The suspects stole cash from the safe, stole property from several employees who were inside the restaurant, and then fled the area.

Anyone with information regarding this armed robbery is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100.  Callers may remain anonymous. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).   Tips may also be submitted online here: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/pol/howdoI/crime-solvers.html

Crime Solvers may pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

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Detectives Investigate Robbery of Taxi Driver in Viers Mill Area; Surveillance Video Released

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the May 12 robbery of a taxi driver that occurred in the Viers Mill area.  Today, investigators are releasing a surveillance video of the male suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

The investigation by detectives revealed that at approximately 7:50 p.m., a Riatero taxi service driver arrived at the 2100 block of Glenallen Avenue in Glenmont to pick up a customer who was requesting to be taken to the 12400 block of Connecticut Avenue in the Viers Mill area.  During the ride, the suspect instructed the driver to stop at the intersection of Fairly Street and Feldon Street.  Once the taxi vehicle stopped, the suspect stole a container in the vehicle which contained the proceeds from the taxi service.  The suspect fled from the vehicle and was last seen on foot on Fairly Street.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery or the suspect is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100.  Callers may remain anonymous. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).   Tips may also be submitted online here: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/pol/howdoI/crime-solvers.html

Crime Solvers may pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery of a Motel in Rockville; Surveillance Video of Suspect Released

Suspect in the armed robbery of a motel in Rockville

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating the armed robbery of a Red Roof Plus motel that occurred yesterday afternoon in Rockville.  Today, detectives are releasing surveillance video of the male suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

On Tuesday, May 12 at approximately 3:45 p.m., 1st District officers responded to the Red Roof Plus motel located at 16001 Shady Grove Road for a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.  The investigation by detectives determined that the suspect entered the motel’s lobby and approached an employee who was behind the counter.  The suspect threatened the employee with a knife and removed the cash from the register.  The suspect stole an undisclosed amount of cash and fled.  The suspect was last seen on foot in the area of Shady Grove Road and Frederick Road (MD Route 355).

Anyone with information regarding this armed robbery is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100.  Callers may remain anonymous. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).   Tips may also be submitted online here: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/pol/howdoI/crime-solvers.html

Crime Solvers may pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

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