Police Seek Help Identifying Man Who Robbed Bank

Police say this man robbed the PNC Bank inside of the Giant Food grocery store at 2900 University Boulevard West. | MCPD

Montgomery County police have released a surveillance photo of the culprit in a bank robbery that occurred inside a grocery store Tuesday in Wheaton. Police hope someone can identify him.

About 2:18 p.m. Tuesday, Wheaton District officers responded to the PNC Bank inside of the Giant Food grocery store at 2900 University Blvd. West for the report of a bank robbery, police said.

Detectives learned the man handed a note to the teller demanding money, police said. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled. He was last seen on foot near the 11100 block of Veirs Mill Road, police said.

Anyone with information about the suspect or this bank robbery is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100.

To be eligible for a reward, tipsters 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 or indictment of this suspect. Tipsters will remain anonymous.

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