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.
Montgomery 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.
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