Montgomery Co. pharmacy robbed of prescriptions, cash (Video)

Montgomery County police need help identifying the person in a video from a March 23 robbery.
(Courtesy Montgomery County police)

WASHINGTON — Police have released surveillance footage Monday of a Clarksburg, Maryland, pharmacy getting robbed on March 23 and need help identifying the person in the video.

Around 1 p.m. on March 23, Montgomery County police responded to a report of an armed robbery at Thrive Pharmacy at 23213 Stringtown Rd. After entering the pharmacy, the suspect had announced the robbery and climbed over the pharmacy counter, police said. The suspect then confronted an employee behind the counter and demanded cash and prescription medication.

Police said the suspect kept a hand in his jacket pocket. The employee believed the suspect was armed and followed the suspect’s demands.

The suspect was able to leave the pharmacy and ran off toward Frederick Road.

Anyone with information about this case can call Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.

Teta Alim

Teta Alim is a Digital Editor at WTOP. Teta's interest in journalism started in music and moved to digital media.

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