Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery of a Germantown Beer and Wine Store, Surveillance Footage Released

by MCS Staff

At approximately 7:30 p.m., 5th District officers responded to the location for the report of an armed robbery.

The investigation by detectives has determined that an unknown male suspect entered the store and walked behind the cashier counter, reaching around the employee to open the cash register. The suspect then pointed a gun at the employee’s neck and demanded that he open the cash registers. The employee complied with the suspect’s demands. The suspect removed the cash from both registers. A customer attempted to leave the store and the suspect redirected the gun to him, telling him not to move. The suspect then demanded Newport cigarettes, prior to leaving the store.

The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 20-years-old, with an average build. He is approximately 5-feet, 10-inches to 6-feet tall. He has long back braids or locs with a metallic gold cuff on the right side and a goatee. He was wearing a black do-rag under a black baseball cap, a black long-sleeve shirt under a black short-sleeve t-shirt, baggy black sweatpants and white Nike sneakers with black laces.

Anyone with information about this suspect or this crime is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070 or 240-773-TIPS or contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.


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