Gaithersburg police are hoping the public can help identify a possible suspect in an armed robbery incident that occurred at the bus stop located on South Frederick Avenue and South Summit Avenue on Jan. 13.
On Jan. 13 at approximately 9:51 p.m., an unknown male approached the victim at the bus stop and began engaging her in conversation, police said. During the conversation, the unknown male brandished a knife and took the victim’s purse, fleeing on foot.
The suspect has been described by police as a Hispanic male, 25-30 years old, 5 feet 10 inches, with a goatee or a beard. He was last seen wearing a dark green jacket and blue jeans, police said.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about this robbery or the suspect involved to contact the Gaithersburg Police Investigations Section at 301-258-6400. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or the Gaithersburg Police Tip Line at 301-330-4471.
Crimes Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this felony crime.