ROCKVILLE; 1:05 p.m. ET – Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department have been investigating two bank robberies at two PNC Bank branches that took place on December 2nd and December 4th.
On December 6th, Leonard Forrest, 47, of Rockville, was arrested after committing another bank robbery of a PNC Bank in Washington, D.C.
Montgomery County police detectives were notified of the D.C. robbery and determined that Forrest was the same suspect that was involved in the December 2 and December 4 robberies.
In conjunction with the Metropolitan Police Department and the FBI investigation, Montgomery County detectives obtained a search warrant. The warrant was executed and numerous pieces of evidence were recovered linking Forrest to the PNC Bank robberies in Montgomery County.
An arrest warrant was obtained for Forrest charging him with both bank robberies. He is currently in custody in Washington, D.C. and the arrest warrant will be served upon his return to Montgomery County.
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