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Detectives Investigate Theft at Verizon Store; Surveillance Video Released

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 6, 2017

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 2nd District Investigative Section continue to investigate a February 21 theft and assault of a contractor at a Verizon store in Bethesda.  Today, investigators are releasing  target="_blank">surveillance video of the suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying him.

On February 21 at approximately 12:14 p.m., 2nd District officers responded to the Verizon store located at 6932 Wisconsin Avenue for the report of a theft and an assault that had just occurred.

The investigation by officers revealed that the suspect entered the Verizon store and immediately went to a display rack of headphones.  The suspect stole three boxes of headphones and ran toward the store’s front door.  A contractor, who was performing maintenance on the front door, was assaulted by the suspect as he fled from the store.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has information about this crime is asked to call the 2nd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6710.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest for this crime.


Surveillance Photo of Suspect who Committed a Theft and Assault at Verizon StoreSurveillance Photo of Suspect who Committed a Theft and Assault at Verizon Store (Original Image)

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Release ID: 17-099
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: assault, theft