The suspected armed robber. Photo from Montgomery County Police Department.
The Montgomery County Police Department release surveillance photos of two suspects in an armed robbery and is asking the public’s help to identify them.
According to a press release, the incident happened about 9:45 p.m. Aug. 8 at the CVS/Pharmacy located at 9520 Georgia Ave. in the strip center that formerly included a Staples store that’s now being converted to an ALDI grocery store.
Detectives from the Major Crimes Division–Robbery Section are conducting the investigation into the incident. Two suspects entered the store; one was armed with a handgun.
The other suspect acted as lookout. The store cashier and manager on duty were forced to hand over cash from the safe, then the suspects fled, direction unknown
Police describe the armed suspect as “a male with fair to medium complexion, wearing a gray baseball cap, a gray scarf which covered the bottom half of his face, black shirt, black pants, and white tennis shoes.”
The lookout suspect was described as “a black male with a dark complexion and black dreadlocks/twists, wearing a green construction helmet, a yellow reflective vest, black tee shirt, and tan cargo pants.”
Anyone with information about the suspects and/or this robbery can call detectives at 240.773.5100. Anonymous callers can contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1.866.411.TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case, the release said.
The lookout suspect. Photo from Montgomery County Police Department.