For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 9, 2022
Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – 3rd District Investigative Section are investigating a commercial burglary that occurred on Friday, May 20, 2022, at the Burger King restaurant in the 15700 block of Old Columbia Pike (Burtonsville). Detectives have released surveillance video of the male suspect and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him. At approximately 9:28 a.m., 3rd District officers responded to the location for the report of a commercial burglary that occurred earlier.
The investigation by detectives has determined that at approximately 2 a.m., the suspect forcibly entered the restaurant by shattering the window near the main entrance. The suspect crawled through the window, jumped over the front counter and attempted to open the cash registers, which were locked. The suspect exited the restaurant without stealing any property or money and fled the scene. Detectives reviewed the surveillance cameras in the restaurant and obtained a physical description of the suspect.
The suspect is described as an adult male, unknown race, approximately 6-feet tall, between 20-30 years old, medium build, carrying a blue backpack, wearing a black cap with white lettering, a black jacket, black plants, black gloves and black shoes.
Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this crime is asked to call the 3rd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6870 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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