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Detectives Investigate 7-Eleven Robbery; Surveillance Photos of Suspect Released

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 1, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section are investigating a robbery of a person that occurred on Saturday, November 11, 2023, inside of the 7-Eleven in the 8400 block of Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring. Detectives have released surveillance photos of the male suspect and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.  


At approximately 6:15 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to the location for the report of a robbery.  


The investigation by detectives has revealed that at approximately 5:45 a.m., an adult male victim entered the store to make a purchase. The suspect then approached and asked the victim for a cigarette. When the victim stated that he did not have one, the suspect assaulted the victim, reached into the victim’s pocket and stole his wallet before walking away. 


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


The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 6-feet tall, with a muscular build, carrying a black sling bag and wearing a black winter hat, a green sweatshirt, black jeans and black shoes.  


Anyone with information regarding the 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.