Detectives Investigate Bank Robbery in Bethesda; Surveillance Photos of Suspect Released

by Patrick Herron

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating the December 27 bank robbery in the 4900 block of Elm St. in Bethesda. Detectives have released surveillance photos of the male suspect and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.

On Monday, December 27, at approximately 1:46 p.m., 2nd District officers responded to the location for the report of a bank robbery that just occurred.

The investigation by detectives determined that the suspect entered the Wells Fargo bank and approached a teller. The suspect gave the teller a written note where he demanded money and threatened the teller. The teller handed over the undisclosed amount of money to the suspect who then fled the scene. During this incident, the suspect was not armed, and no one was injured.

Detectives reviewed the surveillance footage of the bank and obtained surveillance photographs of the suspect.

Anyone with information regarding 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).  A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect. Callers can remain anonymous.

 

 

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