BALTIMORE (WJZ) — After more than $18,000 of electronics were stolen from four AT&T stores and a T-Mobile store in Montgomery County, police are asking for the public’s help with identifying the suspects.
Investigators have released video surveillance and photographs of three of the suspects (below).
In each of the thefts, two to three suspects entered a phone store during normal business hours, pulled display electronics from the security cords that hold the items to the display counters and fled. According to some witnesses, they entered a vehicle that was parked outside waiting for them.
During the July 30 incident, two suspects assaulted employees as they fled. The victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The thefts took place at:
- June 25 – AT&T Store, 11427 Georgia Avenue, Wheaton, 2 p.m.
- June 27 – T-Mobile Store, 2800 University Boulevard West, Wheaton, 10:51 a.m.
- July 19 – AT&T Store, 11427 Georgia Avenue, Wheaton, 10:37 a.m.
- July 21 – AT&T Store, 1600 Rockville Pike, Rockville, 11:17 a.m.
- July 30 – AT&T Store, 1304 E Gude Drive, Rockville, 12:19 p.m.
Anyone with information about these thefts or the suspects involved is asked to call the 4th District Patrol Investigation Unit at 240-773-5476. Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest in this case. To be eligible for a reward, tipsters must call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Callers to Crime Solvers will remain anonymous.