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Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Police search for bank robber

Montgomery County Police think the same man is responsible for 11 area bank robberies over the last 13 months – eight in Montgomery and three in Northern Virginia, officials said Thursday.


Police say the suspect, whose image was captured on surveillance cameras, implied he had a gun in one of the robberies, and displayed handgun in at least seven others. Police described him as a black male, 20 to 30 years old, 6’0’’ to 6’ 2” tall and weighing 160 to 180 pounds.

Here are the specific robberies, according to Montgomery police:

• July 2, 2010, Sovereign Bank, 17920 Georgia Avenue, Olney, approximately 12:27 p.m.

• Sept. 1, 2010, Sovereign Bank, 17920 Georgia Avenue, Olney, approximately 3:10 p.m.

• Oct. 14, 2010, M&T Bank, 11161 New Hampshire Avenue, White Oak, approximately 2:33 p.m.

• Oct. 30, 2010 – Wachovia Bank, 16810 Georgia Avenue, Olney, approximately 10:21 a.m.

• Nov. 16, 2010 – M&T Bank, 11161 New Hampshire Avenue, White Oak, approximately 11:16 a.m.

• Dec. 14, 2010 – BB&T Bank, 2947 S. Glebe Road, Arlington, approximately 2:15 p.m.

• Dec.20, 2010 – Bank of America, 600 North Washington Street, Alexandria, approximately 2:45 p.m.

• Dec. 27, 2010 – PNC Bank, 1700 Diagonal Road, Alexandria, approximately 2:15 p.m.

• Jan. 7, 2011 – SunTrust Bank, 9812 Falls Road, Potomac, approximately 1:31 p.m.

• Feb. 1, 2011 – Sovereign Bank, 481 N. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, approximately 3:27 p.m.

• July 21, 2011 – SunTrust Bank, 9812 Falls Road, Potomac, approximately 9:54 a.m.

Police said anyone with information about the robberies can call 240-773-5100. Anonymous callers should call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or 240-773-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible.

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