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Detectives Investigate Home Invasion Robbery in Rockville

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 17, 2016

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Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department - Major Crimes Division are investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred today at a residence in Rockville.

At approximately 1:22 p.m., 1st District officers and officers from the Rockville City Police Department responded to the unit block of Arlive Court in Rockville for the report of a home invasion robbery. The preliminary investigation determined that two suspects, described as black males and wearing masks, knocked on the door to the residence. The 77-year-old male victim opened the door and the suspects then forced their way into the home. The male's 86-year-old wife was also in the home at the time. The suspects displayed handguns, physically restrained the male victim, and ransacked the home before fleeing.

A neighbor reported to police that subjects matching the suspect's description knocked on his door prior to the home invasion robbery.

Detectives urge anyone with information about these suspects or this home invasion robbery to call the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070. For those who wish to remain anonymous, Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of the suspect(s). Tipsters can call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

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Release ID: 16-033
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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