Police Investigating Armed Robbery of Ethiopian Restaurant

Per MCPD: “Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating a commercial armed robbery on Thursday, December 21, 2023, at the Shalla restaurant in the 8000 block of Sligo Avenue.

At approximately 12:20 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to the location for the report of a commercial armed robbery.

The investigation by detectives has revealed that three men wearing masks, two armed with firearms and one carrying a red bag, entered the restaurant. The men who were armed demanded personal property from the victims inside the restaurant. The victims complied with the suspects’ demands. All three suspects left the restaurant with the stolen property and headed toward Washington, D.C.


The first suspect is described as a heavy-set male wearing a black BMW hooded sweatshirt with black sweatpants and carrying a shotgun.


The second suspect is described as a male wearing all-black clothing, a black jacket and carrying a long rifle firearm.

The third suspect is described as a male wearing a black jacket, white sweatshirt, black pants and a white facemask.

Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this crime is asked to visit the Crime Solvers of Montgomery County, MD website at www.crimesolversmcmd.org or call 1-866-411-8477. A reward of up to $10,000 is offered for information leading to the suspects’ arrest. Tips may remain anonymous.”

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