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Detectives Investigate Attempted Robbery of Person in White Oak; Surveillance Video of Suspect Released

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section, are investigating an attempted robbery of a person that occurred at the Chick-fil-A in the 12000 block of Tech Road.  

On Saturday, March 26, 2022, at approximately 8 a.m., 3rd District Officers responded to the location for the report of a robbery that just occurred.  


The investigation determined that the suspect entered the Chick-fil-A and snatched the victim’s purse inside the restaurant. The victim chased the suspect outside of the restaurant, and recovered the purse. The suspect and victim began to scuffle, and the suspect ultimately kicked the victim in an attempt to regain possession of the purse, but the victim did not let go. The suspect then fled the scene.  


The suspect is described as black and possibly male or female, approximately 5-feet, 10-inches tall, around 140 pounds, wearing a black vest with white fur, and a black hoodie underneath. The suspect also wore black pants and black and white Jordan sneakers. 


Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this crime is asked to call the 3rd District Investigative Section at (240) 773- 6870 or (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 suspect. Callers can remain anonymous.

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Release ID: 22-170
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: robbery