Police investigating bank robbery in Silver Spring -- Gazette.Net


A man robbed a Wells Fargo bank in Silver Spring Tuesday, police say.

At about 10 a.m., the entered a bank in the 8700 block of Georgia Avenue and demanded cash.

According to a police press release, the man implied that he had a weapon. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the man fled and was last seen running on Fenwick Street, police say.

They described him as about 6 feet tall, with a medium build.

Police say anyone with information about the robbery should call 1-866-411-(8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment. Tipsters will remain anonymous.