Detectives from the Gaithersburg Police Department – Investigative Section are investigating a robbery that occurred in the 400 block of Salk Circle in Gaithersburg (video accessible below). Per Gaithersburg Police:
On Sunday, April 9, 2023 at approximately 5:05 p.m., officers from the Gaithersburg Police Department responded to the 400 block of Salk Circle for the report of a robbery that just occurred. An unknown male suspect, last seen wearing all dark clothing and a winter cap, approached two adult victims from behind and forcibly removed a purse. The suspect then fled in the opposite direction on foot.
Detectives continue to investigate the incident and ask any residents in the area of Salk Circle, Steinbeck Avenue and Decoverly Drive that may have cameras to review them between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., and if they observe the individual matching the description to send the video to [email protected].
Anyone with information about this robbery or the suspect are asked to contact the Gaithersburg Police – Investigative Section at 301-258-6400.
Tonight on #Fox5DC, Gaithersburg Police are looking or a man who robbed a couple in their late 70’s. We speak with their daughter tonight. Her message to the suspect is not what you may expect. We’re on #DMVZone at 3, then live at 4/5/6. #StayAhead pic.twitter.com/i7JNP7pY9o
— David Kaplan (@DKaplanFox5DC) April 12, 2023
The Maryland Attorney General’s Office released the following press release on Thursday, December 7: