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Wheaton Crime: Armed Robbery Near Einstein High School Running Track

The following information was supplied by the Montgomery County Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Montgomery County police have released the latest crime report for the Fourth District, from Nov. 19-27. The list published here is not comprehensive, but rather selects incidents that occurred in or near Wheaton. 

An armed robbery occurred near the running track at Albert Einstein High School, 11135 Newport Mill Road, Kensington, on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 12:05 p.m.  The suspects threatened the victim with a weapon and obtained property.

An aggravated assault occurred in the 12220 block of Connecticut Avenue, Silver Spring, on Sunday, Nov. 25.  The suspect is known to the victim. 

            Arrested: female, 42, from Silver Spring.

A burglary occurred at St. Catherine Catholic School, 11811 Claridge Drive, Silver Spring, between Tuesday, Nov. 20, and Monday, Nov. 26.  Forced entry. Nothing taken. 

commercial burglary occurred at Pop’s Tattoo in Westfield Wheaton, Wheaton, between Monday, Nov. 19, and Wednesday, Nov. 21.  Unknown entry; property taken.

An attempted residential burglary occurred in the 11700 block of Highview Avenue, Silver Spring, on Saturday, Nov. 24, at 2:19 a.m.  Attempted forced entry; nothing taken. 

An attempted residential burglary occurred in the 800 block of Kenbrook Drive, Silver Spring, between Saturday, Nov. 7, and Wednesday, Nov. 21.  Attempted forced entry; nothing taken.

An attempted residential burglary occurred in the 11200 block of Midvale Road, Kensington, on Thursday, Nov. 22, at 7:20 a.m.  Attempted entry; nothing taken. 

For questions about this crime blotter, email Esther.French@patch.com. For more crime reports, see the Montgomery County Police crime summaries.

Will N. December 07, 2012 at 02:12 PM
It's sad that it's 2 weeks later, and this armed robbery on public high school property is the first I'm hearing about it. It should have been news the day it happened. Our community children go to this school, and regardless of whether or not this was a school day or not (day before Thanksgiving), it sickens me to think that this even occurred in our community. Please keep us updated as to whether this thug was caught.
DWC December 07, 2012 at 04:30 PM
Believe me, If it had happened at WJ, BCC, or Churchill High School, it would have been on that nights news, and every parent would have been notified. Dougie C in Kensington
Gloria Reed December 10, 2012 at 03:42 PM
I found out through a neighbor that this took place,or I would have never known. This is so wrong I have a handicap sister that walks one of my dogs during the day.How sad that now she cannot have this pleasure of going for a walk in broad daylight around the fields of Einstein. An Upset homeowner in this neighborhood!

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