Police Release Video of Gaithersburg Pharmacy Attempted Armed Robbery

The Montgomery County Department of Police has released surveillance video of the suspect involved in an attempted armed robbery of a pharmacy in Gaithersburg. Investigators are hoping that the public can help in identifying the man.

Police responded to the Potomac Care Pharmacy on Tuesday, Feb. 4 at about 7:10 p.m. to the report of an attempted armed robbery. The suspect, after entering the pharmacy, told an employee working behind the counter that he was armed with a handgun and proceeded to demand cash. He then fled the scene after the employee activated the pharmacy’s alarm system.

The case is still under investigation. MCP is offering up to $10,000 in a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect or this attempted 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).

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Alexandra Macia

About Alexandra Macia

My name is Alexandra and I am a journalism major at the University of Maryland. I am currently an intern at Montgomery Community Media.

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