SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA) - Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division, Robbery Section and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating an armed bank robbery that occurred Tuesday afternoon in the Briggs Chaney area of Silver Spring.
Police said the robber was wearing a long black burqa, blue jeans, and tan boots. He entered the bank, displayed a gun, and demanded cash.
Investigators said he obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot in an unknown direction.
The suspect, who spoke with a Middle Eastern accent, is in his late 20s to early 30s, and is about 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall, police said.
A silver vehicle, possibly a Chevrolet, was observed leaving the scene directly after the robbery, police said.
Anyone who has information about this bank robbery and/or the suspect involved is asked to call the robbery section at (240) 773-5100.