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Detectives Investigate Germantown Home Invasion Robbery

For Immediate Release: Friday, January 6, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating a home invasion robbery that occurred on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, in Germantown.

At approximately 9:19 p.m., 5th District officers responded to the 22700 block of Ward Avenue for the report of a residential burglary that just occurred.

The investigation by detectives has determined that at approximately 9 p.m., an unknown male suspect, wearing all black, holding a flashlight, forced entry into the victim’s residence. Upon making contact with the victim, the suspect brandished a handgun and began rummaging through the residence, stealing property. The suspect then left the residence with the stolen property.

The suspect is described as an unknown race male, approximately 5-feet, 6-inches tall, with a thin build. He was wearing black pants, a black hooded sweatshirt and a white surgical mask.

Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this crime is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at (240) 773-5100 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: 23-016
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: home-invasion