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Detectives Investigate Wing Stop Attempted Armed Robbery; Surveillance Video of Suspect Released

For Immediate Release: Monday, July 18, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD - Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating an attempted armed robbery of a Wing Stop restaurant that occurred on Saturday, July 2, 2022, in the 20200 block of Goshen Rd. in Montgomery Village. Detectives have released surveillance video of the male suspect and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.        

At approximately 11:06 p.m., 6th District officers responded to the location for the report of an attempted armed robbery that just occurred.     

The investigation by detectives has determined that the suspect entered the restaurant, pointed a handgun at an employee and demanded money. When observing another employee talking on a cell phone, the suspect turned around and exited the restaurant.  


Detectives reviewed the surveillance footage of the restaurant and obtained photos of the suspect. 


The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 25 years old, around 5-feet, 11-inches tall, thin build, armed with a black handgun, carrying a crossbody bag and wearing a neck gaiter face mask, a gray hooded sweatshirt, gloves and dark pants.  

Anyone with information regarding this suspect 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 suspect. Callers can remain anonymous.  


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Release ID: 22-369
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: robbery