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Detectives Investigate Commercial Armed Robbery; Surveillance Photos of Suspects Released

For Immediate Release: Thursday, May 26, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating a commercial armed robbery that occurred on Thursday, May 26, 2022. Detectives have released surveillance photos of the suspects and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying them.  


At approximately 4:09 p.m., 6th District officers responded to the Bank of America in the 16500 block of South Frederick Ave. for the report of an armed robbery that just occurred.  


The investigation by detectives determined that the victim was servicing an ATM outside of the bank when the suspects pulled into the ATM lane. The two suspects exited their vehicle, demanded the victim to move out of the way and pepper sprayed the victim. When the victim complied, the suspects stole an undisclosed amount of money from the ATM.  


The suspects then fled the scene in a silver Mazda SUV.  


The first suspect is described as a Black male, wearing a tan hoodie, dark colored pants and white and black sneakers. He was also wearing a neon green face mask.  


The second suspect is described as a Black male, wearing a grey and black hoodie, dark pants, and black flip flops. He was also wearing a light colored ski mask.  

The third suspect is described as a Black individual, whose gender is unknown at this time, wearing a green hoodie. 


Anyone with information about these suspects or this crime is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070 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 suspects. Callers may remain anonymous.  


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Release ID: 22-278
Media Contact: L.N.J. Ivey 
Categories: robbery