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Detectives Investigate Attempted Bank Robbery in Rockville

For Immediate Release: Thursday, January 16, 2014

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police - Major Crimes Division are investigating an attempted bank robbery that occurred on Tuesday afternoon in Rockville.

On January 14, at approximately 3:16 p.m., 1st District officers responded to the BB&T bank located at 1470 Rockville Pike for a report of an attempted bank robbery that had just occurred.  Investigation revealed that the suspect entered the bank and produced a note demanding money.  The note implied that the suspect was armed.  The suspect fled on foot when he observed the teller pushing the bank's alarm button.  The suspect did not obtain any cash.

Today, detectives are releasing photos of the suspect and asking for the public's assistance in identifying him.  The suspect is described as a black male, 5'9" to 5'10" tall, with a slim build.  He was wearing a green rain coat, a knit cap, white work gloves with red tips, and sunglasses.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect involved in this robbery is asked to call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or enter a tip online. 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.

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Release ID: 14-014
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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