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Posted at 5:23 PM ET, 01/11/2011

Robbery at White Oak credit union

By Elizabeth Flock

Montgomery County police are investigating a robbery at the Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union in White Oak on Jan. 8, authorities said Tuesday.

Two male suspects entered the Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union at 11140 New Hampshire Avenue at 10:42 a.m. wielding handguns and announcing a robbery, police said.

Montgomery County Police detectives and the Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI are investigating the robbery.


The suspects. (Montgomery Police)

The suspects attacked the bank's manager, throwing him over a counter, according to police. The suspects obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene in a small dark-colored sedan.

Police describe the first suspect as a clean-shaven black male in his early-to-mid 20's, standing 6' to 6' 3" tall, and weighing between 180 and 210 pounds. He was dressed in all black and was armed with a handgun during the robbery, police said.

They describe the second suspect as a black male between 35 and 45 years old, standing 5'10" to 6'01" tall, with a heavy build and goatee. He was wearing blue jeans, a dark jacket, sunglasses, and was armed with a handgun during the robbery.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 240-773-5100. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Anonymous tips can also be provided by texting "MCPD" and a tip to 274637 (CRIMES).

The Mid-Atlantic Federal Credit Union in White Oak is is offering up to $10,000, and Crime Solvers up to $1,000, for information related the robbery that leads to an arrest or indictment.

This item has been updated since it was first published.

By Elizabeth Flock  | January 11, 2011; 5:23 PM ET
Categories:  Crime, Seen, Montgomery, Robbery  
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Comments

I hope all are okay, this is not common in the Credit Union Community. I hope they find these criminals.

Posted by: ggant | January 12, 2011 1:40 PM | Report abuse

These criminals will be caught!

Posted by: 7-LookOut | January 12, 2011 7:46 PM | Report abuse

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