Maryland bank robbed by man dressed as woman

A man, dressed as a woman, robbed a Bowie bank over the weekend. (Prince George\'s County Police Department)

WASHINGTON — The Prince George’s County Police Department is asking for for help identifying a suspect who robbed a bank in Bowie, Md., on Friday.

Shortly after noon on May 23, a man walked into the bank on Collington Road, just south of Route 50. Dressed as a woman, he approached a teller and demanded cash after implying he had a weapon. The teller gave the man an undisclosed amount of money and the man left.

Detectives believe the suspect is an African American man.

Anyone with information should call 301-772-4905. To remain anonymous, callers can contact Crime Solvers at at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637). There is an award of up to $1,000 for an arrest and indictment in this case.

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