Detectives Ask for Public Help to Identify Suspect in Takoma Park KFC Robbery

Detectives with the county’s Major Crimes Division have released a surveillance video and are asking for the public help to identify a suspect in a commercial armed robbery in Takoma Park.

The incident took place at about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 at the Kentucky Fried Chicken in the 7700 block of Blair Road.

“The preliminary investigation by detectives has revealed that the suspect entered the restaurant, displayed a firearm and demanded money,” according to a press release. “The employee complied with the suspect’s demands. The suspect left the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.”

The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s, about 5 feet, 7–8 inches tall, weighing around 150 to 160 pounds. His full-face mask reveals only his eyes, while he was wearing a black ball cap, blue hooded sweatshirt with an orange design on the front, black pants and black shoes.

Anyone who has information regarding this suspect or this crime should call the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070 or 240.773.8477 or contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 866.411.8477.  A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the suspect’s arrest. Callers can remain anonymous. 

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