CRIME

Man robs Bowie bank dressed as a woman

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BOWIE, Md. (WJLA) - Prince George's County police are searching for a man who robbed a Bowie bank on Friday, dressed as a woman.

Prince George's County police are searching for a man who robbed a Bowie bank dressed as a woman Friday. (Photo: Courtesy of PGPD)

On Friday, police said the suspect walked into a bank in the 4300 block of Collington Road around noon. He approached a teller and demanded cash after implying he had a weapon. The teller complied.

The suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

Detectives said Monday they believe the suspect is an African American man, dressed as a woman. They released two surveillance photos.

Anyone with information is asked to call the CID/Robbery Unit at 301-772-4905. Callers can remain anonymous by calling Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or by texting "PGPD" plus your message to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone.

People can also go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip online.

Crime Solvers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for tips that lead to an arrest and indictment in this case.

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