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Police Investigate Home Invasion in Rockville

Police line tape 500x375.fwMontgomery County police are investigating a home invasion that happened on Wednesday afternoon at a residence in Rockville.

Officers from the Rockville City Police Department responded to reports of a home invasion on Arlive Court just after 1 p.m. Police say that the suspects, described as two black males wearing masks, forced their way into the home of an elderly couple. Police also say the suspects were armed with handguns and ransacked the home before they fled.

According to police, the 77-year-old husband answered the door and was physically restrained during the robbery. His 86-year-old wife was also home at the time. No injuries were reported.

Detectives urge anyone with information about these suspects or this home invasion robbery to call the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070. For those who wish to remain anonymous, Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of the suspect(s). Tipsters can call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1.866.411.TIPS (8477).

Maureen Chowdhury

About Maureen Chowdhury

Maureen Chowdhury is a multimedia journalist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at mchowdhury@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter at @MediaMaureen. Maureen authors the blog Sound Check on MyMCMedia.

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