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Detectives Investigate Amherst Avenue Armed Robbery

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 15, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Investigative Section are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Sunday, November 26, 2023, in the 11400 block of Amherst Avenue in Wheaton. Detectives have released surveillance video of the suspect and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him. 

The investigation by detectives has revealed that the victim and suspect arranged to meet at the location to make a sale of electronic merchandise. When the suspect was unable to produce the cash needed, the victim began to leave the scene. The suspect then approached the victim, displayed a black handgun and demanded the electronics. The victim complied with the suspect’s demands. The suspect then left the scene with the stolen electronics.  

The suspect is described as a light-skin Black male, approximately 18-years-oldand 5-feet, 8-inches tall.  The suspect has freckles, black hair, and was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and Yeezy Boost 700 Wave 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.   

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Release ID: 23-729
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: robbery