Suspect Sought in Attempted Burglary of Silver Spring Preschool

Detectives from the county’s 4th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect in an attempted burglary that occurred on Christmas Day at a preschool in Silver Spring.

MCPD stated in a press release that at approximately 2:42 p.m. on December 27, officers from the 4th District responded to an attempted break-in at the Shomrai Emunah Preschool, located in the 800 block of University Boulevard West.

Investigators determined that the suspect arrived at the preschool in a silver Acura sedan at approximately 8:12 p.m., attempted to force entry, and then left the scene in the Acura.  

After reviewing the surveillance cameras at the preschool, detectives were able to obtain a description of the suspect.

The suspect is described as an adult male with short black hair, average height and build, wearing a white mask, a black jacket, a black shirt, black jeans, and black/white shoes.

Crime Solvers of Montgomery County offers a reward of up to $10,000 for any information that leads to an arrest. Anonymous tipsters can call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at (866) 411-TIPS (8477), submit a tip online, or via the P3 Tips app.

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