Armed Robbery at Rockville Motel Under Investigation; Surveillance Footage Released

Detectives with the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating an armed robbery in Rockville, and they say the suspect is still at large. It happened at the Red Roof Plus motel located on the 16000 block of Shady Grove Road on Tuesday around 3:45 p.m.

After further investigation, detectives found that the male suspect entered the motel’s lobby and approached an employee before threatening them with a knife. The suspect then fled with cash from the register, and was last seen on foot in the area of Shady Grove Road and Frederick Road (MD Route 355).

Police have released surveillance footage of the suspect, and would like help from the public in identifying him.


Anyone with information regarding this armed robbery 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).  Tips may also be submitted online here. Police say that Crime Solvers may pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

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