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Montgomery County Police Investigating Robbery at Rockville Pharmacy

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division are investigating the September 1 robbery of a pharmacy in Rockville. Investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.  

On Wednesday, September 1, at approximately 9:50 a.m., officers responded to a pharmacy in the 700 block of Rockville Pike for the report of a robbery that just occurred.  

The investigation by detectives determined that the suspect jumped the counter of the pharmacy. He then forcefully escorted the employee to a different location within the pharmacy and demanded pharmaceuticals. The suspect then began filling a white trash bag with different medications and pharmaceuticals before fleeing the scene.  

The suspect is described as a black male, thin build, approximately 5-feet-6-inches tall, wearing an orange mask, a red hooded sweatshirt with white lettering, tan pants and black boots.  

Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this crime is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or submit a Crime Solvers tip online or via the app. Crime Solvers may pay a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest in this case. 


      

 

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Release ID: 21-328
Media Contact: Shiera D. Goff 
Categories: robbery