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From the Montgomery County Department of Police:

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department are continuing to investigate the bank robbery that occurred the morning of December 10, 2009, at the M&T Bank located at 4800 Hampden Lane in Bethesda. A surveillance photograph was obtained of the suspect and detectives are working to identify the individual responsible for this bank robbery.

At approximately 8:51 a.m. on December 10, officers from the second district responded to the bank for the report of a robbery that had just occurred. The preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect entered the bank, displayed a handgun, demanded money, and obtained an undisclosed amount of cash. He fled on foot towards Hampden Lane. No one was injured.

The suspect is described as a black male, between 40 and 45 years old, approximately 5’7” to 5’9” tall, with a medium to heavy build. He had a mustache and full beard. He wore a dark-colored coat, hat, gloves, and sunglasses.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Robbery Section at 240-773-5100. Those who wish to remain anonymous should call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of $1,000 or more for information that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for this felony crime.

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