Police release photo of suspected Silver Spring robber

photoSuspect who robbed a Wheaton 7-Eleven on October 21.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division continue to investigate the November 18 armed robbery of a CVS Pharmacy in the Four Corners Area of Silver Spring.  Today, investigators are releasing a surveillance photograph of the suspect and ask for the public’s help in identifying him.  Detectives further believe that the same suspect committed the October 21 armed robbery of a CVS Pharmacy in Wheaton.

On Sunday, November 18, at approximately 10:10 p.m., 3rd District officers responded to the CVS Pharmacy located at 10141 Colesville Road for the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.

The investigation by detectives revealed that the suspect entered the CVS, displayed a handgun, and confronted three adult clerks who were in a back-office area.  The suspect threatened the clerks and demanded cash from the business.  The suspect stole currency and then fled.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect or these armed robberies is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest in this case.


-- News release from Montgomery County Police