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Detectives Investigate Bank Robbery; Photographs of Suspect Released

For Immediate Release: Friday, March 7, 2014

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department-Major Crimes Division continue to investigate a bank robbery that occurred on March 1 in Potomac.  Today, detectives are releasing surveillance photographs of the suspect and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.

On Saturday, March 1 at approximately 1:30 p.m., officers responded to the Wells Fargo bank located at 9812 Falls Road in Potomac for the report of a bank robbery.

Investigation revealed that the male suspect entered the bank and passed a note to the teller.  The note demanded money and implied that the suspect had a weapon.  The suspect received an undisclosed amount of cash and exited the bank.

The suspect is described as a black male, 30 to 40 years of age, 5’8” to 6’0” tall, and 170 to 180 pounds.  The suspect was wearing a black jacket and a black and gray winter hat.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this robbery 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: 14-062
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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