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Detectives Investigate Commercial Burglary in Aspen Hill – Over $57,000 Worth of Merchandise Stolen

For Immediate Release: Thursday, March 17, 2016

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 4th District Investigative Section continue to investigate a commercial burglary of a Sprint Store in the Aspen Hill area that occurred early yesterday morning.  Detectives are releasing target="_blank"> surveillance video of the suspects and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying them.

On March 16 at approximately 9:30 a.m., 4th District officers responded to the Sprint Store located at 13605 Connecticut Avenue for a burglary that had just been discovered by an employee arriving to open the store for business.

Video surveillance captured the suspects enter the business' rear door at approximately 6:07 a.m.  One suspect is observed prying open a safe and both suspects can be seen stealing cell phones from the safe.  The suspects also steal cash from the business and are seen leaving the Sprint Store at 6:25 a.m.  (Please note that the time stamp shown on the video is incorrect).

The total value of the stolen cell phones was over $57,000.

Detectives believe that these two suspects may also be responsible for a similar burglary that occurred on March 15 at a Sprint Store in Beltsville.

Anyone who recognizes the suspects or has information about this burglary is asked to contact the 4th District Investigative Section at 240-773-550.  Tipsters can also 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: 16-061
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