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Detectives Seek Public’s Assistance in Identifying Robbery Suspect

For Immediate Release: Thursday, January 17, 2013

Detectives from the 3rd District are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect who physically assaulted and robbed an elderly female victim in the Briggs Chaney area on January 15.

At approximately 9:40 p.m., the victim was exiting the Safeway grocery store located at 13814 Outlet Drive when the suspect approached her from behind, threw the victim to the ground and robbed her of an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect then fled the area on foot. The victim sustained minor injuries due to the assault and was treated on the scene by Fire/Rescue.

The suspect is described as a black male, 20-25 years of age, approximately 6’1” tall, weighing 190 pounds. He was wearing a black knit hat, dark blue puffy jacket, light khaki pants, and wearing a black backpack.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this robbery or the suspect involved to contact the 3rd District Investigative Section at 301-565-5835, or the non-emergency line, 301-279-8000.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or leave a Crime Solvers tip here.  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this felony crime.

*** Please note:  Crime Solvers has recently increased their cash reward amount from up to $1,000 to up to $10,000***


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Release ID: 13-022
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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