MARYLAND

Bank Robbery Montgomery County detectives said they believe that a man who robbed a Silver Spring bank yesterday is responsible for at least three recent bank robberies in Prince George's County.

The man walked into a Bank of America branch in the 8700 block of Flower Avenue about noon, stood in line and passed a note to a teller demanding money, police said. The man did not appear to have a weapon, and left the bank without injuring or visibly threatening anyone.

Montgomery detectives described the suspect as a black male about 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighing about 225 pounds, with short brown hair, a mustache and a muscular build. He was wearing a gray T-shirt and a green baseball cap during the robbery, police said. Police can be reached by calling 240-773-5100.

Suspects Arrested Montgomery County police have arrested two suspects accused of assaulting a man during in a recent botched robbery in Germantown.

Frederick L. Scott, 18, of the 20000 block of Apperson Place in Germantown and Boima Sandimanie, 17, of the 18700 block of Walkers Choice Road in Gaithersburg were arrested Monday. They remain in custody on $50,000 bond each.

The suspects attacked the man near the 20100 block of Locusdale Drive in Germantown as he walked toward a house the evening of Sept. 12, police said. The assailants repeatedly punched the man and fled without any money. The man was treated at a local hospital for injuries.

Compiled from reports by staff writers.

A video image of Silver Spring bank robber.