Police looking for suspect after Silver Spring bank robbery

Source: Montgomery County Police @MCPNEWS

Source: Montgomery County Police @MCPNEWS

MONTGOMERY CO., MD — Montgomery County Police just released surveillance images showing the suspect, detectives say robbed a bank in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Police say the suspect walked into the SunTrust bank on 1371 Lamberton Drive shortly after 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday.  Detectives say the man walked up to a teller and passed a note demanding money. The suspect left the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.

This robbery prompted several area schools to be placed in a lockdown for a few hours, according to police.

If you have any information regarding this robbery, you’re asked to reach out to  Montgomery County Police to their Major Crimes Unit 240-773-5070 or Crime Solvers: 240-773-TIPS (8477).