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Detectives Investigate Robbery in Gaithersburg; Surveillance Photographs of Suspect Released

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police - 6th District Investigative Section continue to investigate the January 9 robbery of a 43-year-old female that occurred in Gaithersburg.  Today, investigators are releasing surveillance photographs of the female suspect and are asking for the public’s help in identifying her.

On January 9, at approximately 9:35 p.m., the victim and suspect were passengers on a Ride On bus and were involved in a verbal dispute while on the bus.  The victim exited the bus on Contour Road at Tunstall Drive and the suspect followed the victim off the bus.  Once off the bus, the suspect assaulted the victim, stole the victim’s purse, and fled on foot.

Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this robbery is asked to call the 6th District Investigative Section at 240-773-5770. 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 in this case.

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Release ID: 20-051
Media Contact: Rick Goodale 
Categories: assault, robbery