Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division – Robbery Section are investigating a bank robbery that occurred Monday at the American Bank located at 8630 Georgia Ave in Silver Spring.
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on Dec 28, third district officers responded for the report of a bank robbery that had just occurred. Through the course of the investigation, it was learned that two suspects armed with guns entered the bank and posed as customers before displaying their weapons and obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured. The suspects were last seen fleeing on foot in a northbound direction on Georgia Avenue.
The suspects were described as black men between the ages of 25 and 30. One is described as 6′0″ to 6′2″ tall, weighing between 190 and 200 pounds. He was wearing sunglasses, a dark-colored puffy vest, a blue shirt, and a black baseball cap. The other suspect was described as between 5′8″ and 5′10″ tall, weighing 170 pounds. He was wearing jeans, sunglasses, a black jacket, and a black baseball cap.
Anyone with information about this incident and/or the suspects involved is asked to call the Robbery Section at 240-773-5100. Those who wish to remain anonymous should call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this felony crime.
Source: Montgomery County Police Department.