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Radio Shack Robbery
Radio Shack Robbery

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police are investigating the armed robbery of a Radio Shack electronics store in Silver Spring.

Last night at approximately 5:22 p.m., officers responded to the Radio Shack, located at 8213 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring, for the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.  The preliminary investigation revealed that an unknown male entered the store and posed as a customer.  The suspect told the employee that he wanted to purchase a Playstation 3 gaming system.  When the employee placed the Playstation box on the counter, the suspect took it and attempted to run from the store.  The employee attempted to retrieve the Playstation, but not before the suspect punched her and fled from the store.

The suspect is described as a black male, in his early to mid-20s, 5’09” tall with a muscular build, short black hair, and braces on his lower teeth.  The suspect was wearing a black puffy Northface brand jacket, blue jeans, and insulated winter gloves.      

Anyone who may have information about this armed robbery and/or the suspect responsible, is asked to call the Major Crimes Division – Robbery Section at 240-773-5100. 

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this felony crime.


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