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Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery in Bethesda; Surveillance Video of Suspect Released

For Immediate Release: Thursday, May 19, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 2nd District Investigative Section are investigating an armed robbery of a person that occurred in the 4800 block of Hampden Lane in Bethesda.

On Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at approximately 10:46 p.m., 2nd District Officers responded to the location for the report of a robbery that just occurred.

The investigation determined that the victim was waiting to enter a parking garage when a white 4-door vehicle drove up next to her. The suspect exited the front passenger seat of the vehicle, approached the victim from behind, pointed a gun and demanded the victim’s purse. The victim complied and the suspect ran back to the vehicle and fled the scene. 

The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 6-feet tall, thin build, wearing a grey hoodie and dark colored pants.  

Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this crime is asked to call the 2nd District Investigative Section at (240) 773- 6710 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: 22-260
Media Contact: L.N.J.Ivey 
Categories: robbery