Detectives investigate Wheaton bank robbery

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MONTGOMERY CO. – Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department are investigating a bank robbery that happened Tuesday at a PNC Bank in Wheaton.  On Wednesday, detectives released a surveillance photograph of the suspect and have been asking for the public’s help in identifying him.


On Tuesday, around 2:30 p.m., officers responded to the PNC Bank located inside of the Giant Food grocery store at 2900 University Boulevard West for the report of a bank robbery.  The investigation by detectives showed that the suspect entered the bank and handed a note to the teller demanding money.  The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and then fled from the bank.  The suspect was last seen on foot in the area of the 11100 block of Veirs Mill Road.


Anyone with information about the suspect or the bank robbery is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police Department at 240-773-5100.  To be eligible for a reward, tipsters may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to the arrest and/or indictment of this suspect.  Tipsters will remain anonymous.

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