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Detectives Investigate Watch Pocket Commercial Burglary; Surveillance Video Released

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section are investigating a commercial burglary that occurred in the 10100 block of Colesville Rd. Detectives have released surveillance photos of the suspects and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying them.

On Sunday, July 17, 2022, at approximately 4:30 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to the Watch Pocket store for the report of a burglary.

The investigation by detectives determined that at approximately 3:40 a.m., three unknown suspects used a sledgehammer to break the front door of the Watch Pocket store and enter the business. Once inside, the suspects used the sledgehammer to break the glass display cases and steal an undisclosed amount of jewelry and watches.

The suspects are described as three unknown race males, eighteen to thirty-five-years old. All three suspects were wearing face masks and two were wearing gloves. Two of the suspects were wearing gray and black clothing. The third suspect was wearing a green long sleeve shirt, black pants and brown Timberland style boots.

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: 22-403
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: burglary