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Detectives Continue Search for Suspects Linked to Ethiopian Restaurant Armed Robbery; New Surveillance Video Released

For Immediate Release: Monday, January 22, 2024

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate a commercial armed robbery that occurred on Thursday, December 21, 2023, at the Shalla Ethiopian Restaurant in the 8000 block of Sligo Avenue. Detectives have released video of the suspects and their vehicle and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying them.   


Detectives reviewed the surveillance camera of a nearby business and obtained video of the suspects leaving the scene in a red/maroon four door sedan. 


Anyone with information regarding these suspects or this vehicle 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 offered for information leading to the suspects’ arrest. Tips may remain anonymous. 

Suspects' carSuspects' car (Original Image)

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Release ID: 24-034
Media Contact: CC 
Categories: robbery