Per Gaithersburg Police: On Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 8:58 p.m., Gaithersburg Police responded to the Macy’s located at 701 Russell Avenue in Lakeforest Mall for the report of a shoplifting. Two male suspects entered the store and one male suspect selected merchandise. Both suspects then exited the store without paying. While both suspects were fleeing, one of the male suspects brandished a firearm.
LAKEFOREST MALL FIRST-DEGREE ASSAULT: ~8:50PM Saturday at Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg, MD. Suspect armed with handgun in some sort of confrontation at the Mall, possibly related to shoplifting. Suspect fled; GPD investigating the incident as a First-Degree Assault..
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