Update: Yesterday we reported a robbery that occurred at a Rockville pharmacy was under investigation. We did not mention the pharmacy by name, which led some to believe that it was Rockville Pharmacy at 50 W. Edmonton Dr. in Rockville. The robbery occurred at the CVS at 799 Rockville Pike.
Montgomery County Police Investigating Robbery at a Rockville Pharmacy
For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division are investigating the September 1 robbery of a pharmacy in Rockville. Investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.
On Wednesday, September 1, at approximately 9:50 a.m., officers responded to a pharmacy in the 700 block of Rockville Pike for the report of a robbery that just occurred.
The investigation by detectives determined that the suspect jumped the counter of the pharmacy. He then forcefully escorted the employee to a different location within the pharmacy and demanded pharmaceuticals. The suspect then began filling a white trash bag with different medications and pharmaceuticals before fleeing the scene.
The suspect is described as a black male, thin build, approximately 5-feet-6-inches tall, wearing an orange mask, a red hooded sweatshirt with white lettering, tan pants and black boots.
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.