Suspect Sought in Burglary of NOAA News & Valet Shop

Montgomery County Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in the May burglary of the NOAA News & Valet shop in downtown Silver Spring.

Police were called to the shop in the 1300 block of East-West Highway at approximately 8 a.m. on May 30 for the report of a burglary that had occurred earlier. In a preliminary investigation conducted by detectives, it was determined that between Friday, May 26, and Tuesday, May 30, the suspect broke a lower window at the store with a rock, entered the building, and stole an undisclosed amount of merchandise, according to an MCPD press release.

Police describe the suspect as a Black male, approximately 50 years old, 5 feet, 10 inches tall, 180 pounds, with facial hair. He is wearing a hooded black jacket, white skull cap, camouflage pants, and gray athletic 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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