Montgomery County Police responded to an incident Thursday afternoon in the area of Westfield Wheaton Mall (11160 Veirs Mill Rd) in Wheaton. According to MCPD, “at approximately 3:15 p.m., 4th District officers responded to the 11100 block of Veirs Mill Rd. for the report of an assault. Upon arrival, officers determined an attempted armed robbery had occurred. At this time, three suspects are in custody. No injuries were reported. A weapon was located on one of the suspects. This is an active and ongoing investigation.” We will post an update when additional information becomes available.
WHEATON PURSUIT + GUN RECOVERY: ~3:10PM Thursday, weapons complaint at Wheaton Mall near the JCPenney (Wheaton, MD). MCP Wheaton Officers already nearby immediately responded. After brief foot chase, 3 suspects detained & at least 2 guns recovered along Cobble Hill Terrace.
— Cordell (@CordellTraffic) December 1, 2022