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Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery in Chevy Chase; Surveillance Photos of Suspect Released

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 2nd District Investigative Section are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Monday, May 1, 2023, in the 5500 block of Wisconsin Ave. in Chevy Chase. Detectives have released photos of the male suspect and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.


At approximately 10:45 a.m., 2nd District officers responded to the location for the report of an armed robbery that occurred inside a commercial building. 

The investigation has revealed that the suspect approached a female victim in a stairwell of the commercial building. The suspect pushed her against the wall, touched her inappropriately, displayed a knife and threatened to kill her. The suspect took her cell phone and threw it against the wall. The suspect then stole her wallet and left the scene.  

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

The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 20 years old, 6-feet tall, with a thin athletic build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants.  

Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this crime is asked to 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 may remain anonymous.  

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Release ID: 23-257
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: robbery