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Detectives Investigate Claridge Road Robbery

For Immediate Release: Friday, March 22, 2024

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 4th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect involved in a robbery that occurred on Monday, February 5, 2024, in the 11900 block of Claridge Road in Silver Spring.


The preliminary investigation by detectives has revealed that at approximately 6:30 p.m., the victim was getting off of the Ride-On Bus at the Claridge Road and Claridge Court bus stop, when the male suspect, who was also getting off the bus, approached the victim to ask a question. The suspect then backed away from the victim before approaching her again, shoving her to the ground, causing her to drop her backpack and personal items. The suspect grabbed the victims backpack and ran from the scene with the stolen property.

Detectives obtained surveillance video of the robbery and suspect.

The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 15 to 19-years-old wearing a black jacket with fur on the hood, black pants and white and red sneakers.

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 suspects. Tips may remain anonymous.


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Release ID: 24-123
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: robbery