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Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery of AT&T Store in Wheaton; Surveillance Video Released

For Immediate Release: Thursday, May 6, 2021

Detectives from the Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the May 4 armed robbery of an AT&T store located in Wheaton.  Today, investigators are releasing surveillance video of the male suspect and are asking anyone with information about the suspect to come forward to the Police Department.

On Tuesday, May 4, at approximately 11:10 a.m., 4th District officers responded to the AT&T store located at 11427 Georgia Avenue for the report of an armed robbery that just occurred.

The investigation by detectives determined that the suspect entered the AT&T store, locked the front door, and threatened employees with a handgun.  The suspect forced two employees to a rear office and demanded property from the store.  The suspect stole merchandise and fled.  

Anyone with information about the suspect or this armed robbery is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100 or Crimesolvers of  Montgomery County at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Tipsters will remain anonymous.


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Release ID: 21-176
Media Contact: RLG 
Categories: firearm , robbery