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Two men sought in armed robbery

About 9 p.m., officers responded to Flower Hill Way and Blue Violet Lane for a reported armed robbery. Police said a man approached a woman as she was walking home from a bus stop, displayed a handgun and took her purse. He fled in a vehicle, and immediately used the victim’s debit card at a gas station at 18267 Flower Hill Way, police said. He then tried to use the same card at a nearby beer store.

The robber is described as black, 18 to 20 years old, 5 feet 10 to 6 feet tall and weighing 200 pounds. He was wearing black pants, a half-white, half-red shirt and a black and red plaid baseball cap, police said. He was armed with a handgun.

suspects.jpgMontgomery County police are looking for two men in connection with an armed robbery Jan. 28 in Gaithersburg.

The second suspect, who police said drove the vehicle used in the robbery, is described as a black male, 18 to 20 years old, 5 feet 10 to 6 feet tall, weighing 170 to 180 pounds. He was wearing a black jacket, black pants and a black baseball cap with an unknown white emblem.

Anyone with information about the robbery or the suspects is asked to call 5th District detectives at 240-773-6237. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Montgomery County Crime Solvers toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest or indictment.

By Washington Post Editors  |  February 3, 2010; 4:26 PM ET
Categories:  Maryland , Montgomery  
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The "easy money." They'll be caught. Probably not the first thing they have done. Maybe 3 brain cells between them. Be fun to see them get their heads blown off the next time they try something like this.

Posted by: uncivil | February 3, 2010 6:04 PM | Report abuse

Washington Post. Can you please make the crime photos larger and/or allow us to enlarge them?

Thank you

Posted by: | February 4, 2010 10:20 AM | Report abuse

Good idea. Make the photos bigger.

Posted by: uncivil | February 4, 2010 12:06 PM | Report abuse

The only people who call it "snitching" are the thugs who are just waiting for their chance to stick a gun in YOUR face, make you wet your pants, watch your life flash before your eyes & have your child scream & cry. Cooperate with law enforcement at all times. Save your attitude. It's THEM (the criminals) vs US (everyone else).

Posted by: uncivil | February 4, 2010 12:36 PM | Report abuse

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