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Detectives Investigate Preschool Attempted Burglary; Surveillance Photos of Suspect Released

For Immediate Release: Thursday, January 5, 2023

Gaithersburg, Maryland - Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police - 4th District Investigative Section are investigating an attempted burglary that occurred on Sunday, December 25, 2022, at the Shomrai Emunah Preschool in the 800 block of University Boulevard West in Silver Spring. Detectives have released surveillance photos of the adult male suspect and his vehicle, and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying them

On Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at approximately 2:42 p.m., 4th District officers responded to the location for the report of an attempted burglary.  


Detectives determined that on Sunday, December 25, 2022, at approximately 8:12 p.m., the suspect arrived at the preschool in a silver Acura Sedan, attempted to force entry and left the scene in the Acura.  


Detectives reviewed the surveillance cameras at the preschool and obtained a description of the suspect. 


The suspect is described as an adult male, average height, average build, with short black hair, wearing a white face mask, a black jacket, a black shirt, black jeans and black/white shoes.  


Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this crime is asked to call 4th District Investigative Section at (240) 773-5530 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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Suspect's CarSuspect's Car (Original Image)
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Suspect and his carSuspect and his car (Original Image)

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Release ID: 23-010
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: burglary