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Detectives Investigate Bank Robbery in Gaithersburg; Photos Released

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police - Major Crimes Division are investigating a bank robbery that occurred in Gaithersburg on November 11.

On November 11, at approximately 6:30 p.m., 6th District officers responded to the SunTrust bank located inside of the Safeway store at 12251 Darnestown Road for a report of a bank robbery.  Investigation revealed that the suspect entered the bank, approached the counter, and handed a note to the teller claiming that he had a gun.  The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled out of the Safeway store on foot.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5'6" to 5'8" tall, and weighing approximately 170 pounds.  He was wearing a black and gray jacket, a black and white ski hat, and gloves.

Today, detectives are releasing surveillance photos of the suspect and asking for the public's assistance in identifying him.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this robbery or the suspect involved to 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.  Tipsters will remain anonymous.

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Release ID: 13-367
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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