FBI: Md. man threatened to blow up banks

SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- The Baltimore FBI and Montgomery County police need your help finding a bank robber who they say threatens to blow up banks if the tellers don't fill his bag with money.

Police say the robbery is responsible for two bank robberies in Silver Spring.

The first one happened June 10 at the Capital One Bank at 12293 Tec Road. Police say the robber put a device on the counter and said it was going to blow up as he left the bank. A bomb squad determined it was a hoax bomb.

The second robbery happened on July 2 at the Capital One Bank at 115 University Boulevard West.

Witnesses describe the robber as a black man with a light complexion. He is described to be about 5'10" to 6'1" tall and about 160 pounds. He was seen wearing a ski mask in the June 10 robbery. Tellers say he was wearing a bandana, fake nose with a beard, and sunglasses in the July 2 robbery, according to police.

He can be seen in this video: (http://youtu.be/4RtAclEIi4E)

If you have any information, call Montgomery County Police at 301-279-8000 or the Baltimore Division of the FBI at 410-265-8080. You could receive a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.


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