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Detectives Investigate Wells Fargo Armed Bank Robbery; Surveillance Photos of Suspect Released

For Immediate Release: Monday, November 6, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating an armed bank robbery that occurred on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, in the 9800 block of Falls Rd. in Potomac. Detectives have released surveillance photos of the male suspect and asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.


At approximately 11:05 a.m., 1st District officers responded to the location for the report of a bank robbery.


The investigation has revealed that the suspect entered the bank, approached the teller windows, displayed a black handgun and demanded money. The tellers handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect who then left the scene.


Detectives reviewed the bank surveillance video and obtained a description of the suspect.


The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 40- years- old, 5-feet, 10-inches tall, with an average height and armed with a black handgun. The suspect was last seen wearing a red Washington Nationals baseball cap, black sunglasses, a blue surgical mask, a red sweater, blue jeans and black/white shoes.

Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this crime is asked to visit the Crime Solvers of Montgomery County, MD website at and click on the “” link at the top of the page or call 1-866-411-8477.  A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect. Tips may remain anonymous. 

SuspectSuspect (Original Image)
SuspectSuspect (Original Image)
SuspectSuspect (Original Image)

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Release ID: 23-640
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: bank-robbery