Montgomery County Police continue to investigate the armed robbery of the Clarksburg Pharmacy and detectives have obtained additional video of the suspect and continue to ask for the public’s help in identifying him. In the new video, the suspect’s face is visible.
The armed robbery of Clarksburg Pharmacy occurred shortly before 10:00 am on Thursday, Sept. 3. The pharmacy located at located at 23213 Stringtown Road was robbed at gunpoint when a man wearing a mask walked in displaying a handgun and stole a backpack full of prescription drugs and calmly walked out the door.
Previously, police released a video of the suspect in the store during the robbery but his face was hidden behind a black mask, in the new video the suspect can be seen walking without the mask on his face. He is wearing the same clothing, a striped long-sleeve shirt, a black striped ski-type mask, and tan shorts carrying a black backpack over his shoulder. In the video of the robbery, the suspect is wearing a black mask and white surgical gloves.
The first video shows what appears to be a white or light-skinned man calmly walking into the store and ordering the pharmacy staff to sit in the corner behind the counter. In a video posted by NBC4, the suspect can be seen pointing the gun at an employee’s head while ordering her into the corner. The suspect walks behind the counter and begins searching for specific types of prescription drugs.
After filling the backpack with two or three shelves worth of drugs, the suspect smoothly walks out of the store.
Once the robbery was reported to police, a manhunt began for the suspect. K9 units and a United States Park Police helicopter assisted officers in the search for the suspect; the suspect was not located.
Anyone with information about this robbery or suspect is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240.773.5070. For those who wish to remain anonymous, Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for any information that leads to the arrest of the suspect. Anonymous tipsters can call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).
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