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Detectives Investigate Theft in Germantown; Suspect Linked to Multiple Thefts

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – 5th District Patrol Investigations Unit are asking the public for help to identify a suspect who committed a theft from a Wegmans grocery store in Germantown.

On April 24, 5th District officers responded to the Wegmans grocery store located at 20600 Seneca Meadows Parkway for the report of a theft that had occurred.

The investigation revealed that at approximately 1:15 p.m., the female victim was shopping in the Wegmans when her wallet was stolen out of her purse.  The victim’s credit card was later used at the nearby Target store.  Detectives obtained a surveillance photograph of the suspect from the Target.  Investigators believe this suspect committed a similar offense at this same Wegmans on March 2, 2015.  Detectives also have reason to believe this suspect committed similar offenses in Fairfax County, Virginia, Leesburg, Virginia, and Frederick, Maryland.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call the 5th District Patrol Investigations Unit at 240-773-6245.

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.


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Release ID: 16-126
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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