Bank Robbery in Bethesda (Photos)

Photo | Montgomery County Police

Photo | Montgomery County Police Department

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department continue to investigate a bank robbery that occurred on Feb. 12 at a HSBC bank in Bethesda.  On Feb. 13, detectives released surveillance photographs of the suspect and police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.

Here’s a police account of what happened:

“On Wednesday, February 12 at approximately 2:15 p.m., officers responded to the HSBC bank located at 7637 Old Georgetown Road in Bethesda for the report of a bank robbery.

“Investigation revealed that the male suspect entered the bank and passed a note to the teller.  The note demanded money and implied that the suspect had a weapon.  The suspect received an undisclosed amount of cash and exited the bank.  He was last seen walking north on Old Georgetown Road.

“The suspect is described as a black male, 30 to 40 years of age, 5’7” to 6’0” tall, 190 to 200 pounds, with facial hair.  The suspect was wearing a black jacket, brown wool cap, a dark-colored scarf, and sunglasses.”

Police are asking anyone with information about this robbery to call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 1.866.411.TIPS (8477) or leave a Crime Solvers tip here.

Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this felony crime.  Tipsters will remain anonymous.



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