Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008

Police seek suspect in bank robbery

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Photo courtesy of Montgomery County Police
Police are seeking a man in connection with a bank robbery Friday at Bank of America branch at 2601 University Blvd. W.

Montgomery County police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are looking for a man who robbed a Bank of America branch in Silver Spring on Friday.

Around 4 p.m., a man entered the bank at 2601 University Blvd. W., passed a note to a teller demanding money and was given an undisclosed amount before he fled on foot, according to a news release from county police. No one was injured, according to the release.

Police obtained surveillance camera footage of the suspect. He is described as Middle Eastern, between 20 and 30 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall to 5 feet 8 inches tall with a slim to medium build. Anyone with information about the suspect or the bank robbery is asked to call 240-773-5100. Callers can remain anonymous.