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Detectives Investigate Montgomery Village Armed Robbery

For Immediate Release: Friday, March 4, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating the February 21 armed robbery of a commercial business in the Montgomery Village area. Investigators have released surveillance video of the suspect and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.


On Monday, February 21, at approximately 1:42 p.m., 6th District officers responded to Sally Beauty in the 18200 block of Contour Road for the report of an armed robbery that just occurred.


The investigation by detectives has determined that the suspect entered the business and asked the employee for assistance with a product. When the employee attempted to assist the suspect, he produced a large knife and demanded money. The employee screamed for help and another employee came to her aid. The employees complied with the suspect’s demands and the suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money. 


The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 5-feet, 9-inches to 5-feet, 10-inches tall, and 180 to 200 pounds. He was wearing a black jacket, dark pants, a blue medical mask and clear latex gloves.


Anyone with information regarding this suspect of this crime is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070 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: 22-127
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: robbery