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Detectives Investigate Pharmacy Robbery - Surveillance Photos of the Suspects Released

For Immediate Release: Friday, January 21, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating the January 19, 2022 armed robbery of a pharmacy in the Kensington area. Investigators have released surveillance photos of the suspects and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying them.


On Wednesday, January 19, at approximately 2 p.m., officers responded to the CVS pharmacy in the 3700 block of University Boulevard West for the report of an armed robbery that just occurred.


The investigation by detectives has determined that the suspects entered the business and proceeded directly to the pharmacy. Once there, one suspect displayed a handgun and ordered the employee to the ground. The two suspects then stole pharmaceuticals and medication from the pharmacy, as well as cash from the employee’s pockets prior to fleeing the scene.

The suspects are described as two Black males in their early 20's, 5-feet, 9-inches to 5-feet, 11-inches tall and weigh 160-170 pounds.


Anyone with additional information or who comes into contact with these suspects, is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police – Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070, 240-773-TIPS, or contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspects. Callers can remain anonymous.


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Release ID: 22-047
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: robbery