bank robbery

February 4, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Grocery Store Bank Robber Strikes Same Bank Twice in Rockville

Montgomery County police are investigating two robberies committed by an unidentified male at a SunTrust Bank inside a Safeway on Shady Grove Road. The first robbery occurred on Jan. 27 at 4 p.m. and the second occurred yesterday around the same time. Detectives say the man approached the teller and passed a note demanding cash. […]

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January 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Release Surveillance Footage of Man Involved in Derwood Bank Robbery

Police have released surveillance footage of a man involved in a robbery at Bank of America in Derwood. They are asking for the public’s help in identifying the man. According to police, the robbery occurred on Thursday, Jan. 24 in the morning. Gaithersburg police responded to the incident at 10:18 a.m. Police say that a man approached […]

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January 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Police ID Man Shot, Killed in Silver Spring Bank Robbery

Detectives with the Major Crimes Division of the Montgomery County Department of Police continue to investigate the officer-involved shooting of an armed bank robbery suspect that occurred yesterday in Silver Spring. The man has been identified as Mikyas Mehary Tegegne, 31, of no fixed address. Major Crimes detectives believe that Tegegne also committed a robbery at the […]

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January 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Masked Man Robs Bank inside Gaithersburg Grocery Store

Montgomery County Police say a masked man robbed the SunTrust Bank inside a Gaithersburg Safeway about 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The man wore dark pants and an oversized, green, hooded sweatshirt, as well as a false long black beard, white mask and dark sunglasses. He entered the bank and presented a note to a teller demanding […]

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August 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Images in Connection with Bank Robberies

Montgomery County police have released surveillance images of a man wanted in connection for bank robberies that have occurred since March, a police statement said. Police hope someone can identify him. The following bank robberies and attempted bank robbery were reported to MCP: About 11 a.m. March 29, the man entered the Capital One Bank […]

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June 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Man for Wheaton Bank Robberies

A 22-year-old Wheaton man has been charged for two robberies of a PNC Bank inside a Giant Food grocery store, a Montgomery County police statement said. Michael J. Suah of the 11100 block of Georgia Avenue faces two theft charges, police said. After his arrest, he was taken to the county’s Central Processing Unit where […]

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March 30, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Release Surveillance Image from Wheaton Bank Robbery

Montgomery County police said Friday a man robbed a Capital One bank in Wheaton on Thursday and detectives are releasing a surveillance photograph of the suspect in hopes that someone can identify him. About 11 a.m., a man handed a teller a note demanding money, police said. The bank is at 11241 Georgia Ave. The […]

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March 29, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Baltimore Man Sentenced in Olney Bank Robbery

A 49-year-old Baltimore man was sentenced to 11 years in prison for bank robbery, including the robbery of an Olney bank, according to a statement from the U.S. Justice Department. Tyrone Kevin Gregg pleaded guilty in January to one count of bank robbery and specifically admitted to robbing or attempting to rob eight other banks […]

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February 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest Frederick Man for Damascus Bank Robbery

A 28-year-old Frederick man has been charged with the armed robbery of a Damascus bank, a Montgomery County police statement said. Benjamin Hansberger of the 5500 block of Foxhall Court, is being held without bail, according to online court records. Hansberger was charged with robbing the M&T Bank at 9801 Main St., police said. The […]

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January 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Detectives Release Surveillance Photographs in Dec. 29 Bank Robbery in Leisure World

Montgomery County Police detectives investigating a Dec. 29 bank robbery in Leisure World, and they released surveillance photos Thursday in hopes that someone can identify the perpetrators. The robbery occurred about 1:30 p.m. at the Wells Fargo bank at 3852 International Drive, a police statement said. Wheaton District investigators discovered one of the culprits entered […]

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