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Detectives Investigate Bank Robbery in Potomac; Photos Released

For Immediate Release: Monday, December 23, 2013

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

On December 21, at approximately 2:59 p.m., 2nd District officers responded to the M&T Bank located at 10100 River Road for a robbery that had just occurred.  Investigation revealed that the suspect entered the bank, approached the teller, and produced a note announcing a robbery.  The suspect implied that he had a gun but a weapon was not seen.  The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and then fled on foot into the shopping center.

The suspect is described as a black male, 25 to 30 years old, 5'5" to 5'8" tall, and weighing 130 to 150 pounds.  He was wearing a black hat, a dark gray hooded sweatshirt, and black pants.

Today, detectives are releasing surveillance photos of the suspect and are 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: 13-409
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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