Seeking help from the public, Montgomery County Police Friday released video surveillance of the Oct. 21 armed robbery of the Chipotle restaurant at 564 North Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg.
Detectives said the suspect entered the rear door of the business at night as an employee was using the door to dispose of trash.
The suspect displayed a handgun and forced employees into an office where the suspect then ordered the manager to open the restaurant safe and removed an undisclosed amount of cash, police said. The suspect fled on foot toward the Montgomery County fairgrounds.
Police describe the suspect as a black male, approximately 6 feet 1 to 6 feet 3 inches tall, weighing approximately 250 to 270 pounds, and wearing a plaid shirt and dark pants. The suspect had a white covering over his face.
Anyone who may have information about this robbery or the suspect involved is asked to contact 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) or leave a Crime Solvers tip here. 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.