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Detectives Investigate Home Invasion Robbery in Gaithersburg; Surveillance Video Released

For Immediate Release: Monday, December 14, 2020

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate a November 9 home invasion robbery that occurred in Gaithersburg. Today, Investigators are releasing surveillance video and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.  Detectives do not believe that this is a random event.

On November 9, at approximately 11:57 p.m., 6th District officers responded to a residence in the 500 block of South Frederick Avenue for the report of a home invasion robbery that had just occurred. The preliminary investigation by detectives determined that the adult male victim was exiting his residence when he was confronted by the suspect who was armed with a handgun. The suspect spoke to the victim in Spanish and forced the victim back inside the home.  Once inside, the suspect forced the victim to bind the hands of three additional people inside, and then the suspect bound the first victim’s hands.

The suspect stole property from the home and fled.

Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this home invasion robbery is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Solvers by phone: 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), online, or via the Crime Solvers app.  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: 20-502
Media Contact: Rick Goodale 
Categories: home-invasion