Montgomery County Police Investigate Armed Robbery in Clarksburg

The original press release from the Montgomery County Police Department listed Damascus as the location of the robbery. Below is the updated release listing Clarksburg as the location.


Per MCPD:

Montgomery County Police Investigate Armed Robbery in Clarksburg

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division are investigating the August 31 robbery of a business in Clarksburg. Investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.

On Tuesday, August 31, at approximately 8:50 p.m., 5th District officers responded to a business in the 23000 block of Stringtown Road for the report of an armed robbery that just occurred.

The investigation by detectives determined that the suspect walked into the business, produced a handgun and demanded money. The employee complied with the suspect’s demands. The suspect then fled the scene with stolen money from the business in an unknown vehicle.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5-feet-10-inches tall, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and a black mask with a hood over his head.

Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this crime is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or submit a Crime Solvers tip online or via the app. Crime Solvers may pay a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

 

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1 Comment on "Montgomery County Police Investigate Armed Robbery in Clarksburg"

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  2. Came here to say this wasn’t in Damascus but you all are on top of it. How does the police put out a press release with a mistake like that? And they STILL have it up!

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