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Police Seek Public’s Help to Identify Theft Suspects

For Immediate Release: Thursday, August 20, 2015


Officers from the Montgomery County Police – 2nd District are asking the public for help to identify a person of interest in two thefts from the designer sunglass and eyeglass store “ILORI” in Friendship Heights.

On July 1, at approximately 8:00 p.m., 2nd District officers responded to the “ILORI” store located at 5330 Western Avenue in Friendship Heights for the report of a theft. The investigation revealed that a male and female suspect entered the store, distracted an employee, and stole sunglasses. Both suspects then fled the store.

On August 10, at approximately 6:34 p.m., the same male suspect from the July 1 incident entered the store and was immediately recognized by a store employee as having committed the prior theft. The suspect stole sunglasses from a display near the front door and fled while the employee was calling 9-1-1.

The male suspect is described as a black male, 5’10” tall and weighing 180 pounds. At the time of the August 10 theft, he was wearing a blue shirt with writing on the front, blue jeans, and a black hat on backwards. He also had white ear buds around his neck. The female suspect from the July 1 theft is described as a black female with short blonde hair. She was wearing a denim shirt, denim shorts and black sandals.

Anyone who has information about these suspects or the thefts is asked to call the Montgomery County Police – 2nd District Station at 240-773-6700. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 240-773-TIPS (8477) or Text-A-Tip to: CRIMES (274637), text MCPD and your crime tip. 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 crime.

RLG

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Release ID: 15-255
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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