For Immediate Release: Thursday, December 23, 2021
Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Major Crimes Division, robbery section are investigating a bank robbery that occurred on December 21, 2021 in Gaithersburg.
At approximately 10:30 a.m., the suspect entered an M&T Bank on the 18000 block of Flower Hill Way and approached a teller. He asked to have account information looked up, and when the teller asked for identification, he stated that he did not have it with him. There was an exchange of words, and the suspect stated that he would be back.
At 11:45 a.m., the suspect returned and approached the teller handing her a plastic bag and displayed a handgun while demanding that she put the money in the bag. The suspect also demanded money from another teller, who complied.
As the suspect was leaving the location, the dye pack exploded.
The suspect is described as possibly White or Hispanic, approximately 5-feet, 10-inches tall, 200 lbs., wearing jeans, black jacket or hoodie, green and tan camo neck gaiter as a mask, a black beanie cap and black gloves and armed with a black handgun.
Anyone with information regarding this crime or the suspect involved, is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070 or call 240-773-TIPS.
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