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Detectives Investigate Two PNC Bank Robberies - Additional Reward Offered

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police - Major Crimes Division are investigating two bank robberies that recently occurred at two PNC Banks.  One robbery occurred on Monday in Rockville, and another robbery occurred today in Bethesda.  Detectives believe that the same suspect may be responsible for both robberies.

On Monday, at approximately 1:55 p.m., 1st District officers responded to the PNC Bank located inside of the Giant Food store at 12051 Rockville Pike.

Investigation revealed that the suspect entered the bank, approached the teller, and presented a note demanding money.  The suspect implied that he was armed with a gun, but the gun was not displayed.  The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and exited the bank.

The suspect in this robbery is described as a black male, 30 to 40 years old, 5'8" to 5'10" tall, and weighing 180 to 210 pounds.  He was wearing a gray scarf, a red jacket, a dark-colored hat, and sunglasses.

This morning, at approximately 9:50 a.m., 2nd District officers responded to the PNC Bank located at 10211 Old Georgetown Road.

Investigation revealed that the suspect entered the bank, approached the teller, and presented a note demanding money.  The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and exited the bank.

The suspect in this robbery is described as a black male, 30 to 40 years old, 5'8" to 5'10" inches tall, and weighing 160 to 180 pounds.  He was wearing a red jacket, a Redskins scarf, a black hat, and tan boots.

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

Detectives are asking anyone with information about these robberies 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.

PNC Bank is also offering an additional reward of $5,000 for the arrest and conviction of the suspect in these bank robberies.



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- Robbery of PNC Bank, 10211 Old Georgetown Road, Dec 4, 2013

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Release ID: 13-391
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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