Suspect in armed robbery at Apple store in Bethesda Row arrested: police

BETHESDA, MD — Montgomery County police have charged a Capitol Heights man in connection with an armed robbery at an Apple store in downtown Bethesda on Oct. 22, police said Monday.

Tyrone Lamont Jones, 32, was arrested in Prince George’s County on November 3. He is being held in jail without bond, police said.

On October 22 at around 6 p.m., Montgomery County police officers responded to the Apple Store in the 4000 block of Bethesda Avenue in Bethesda Row for a report of an armed robbery.

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In their investigation, Montgomery County Police detectives determined that Jones arrived at the Apple Store in a gold Cadillac and entered the store, police said.

After having a brief conversation with an employee about purchasing electronics, Jones brandished a semi-automatic handgun with a gold slide and extended magazine and demanded the items, police said. The employee handed over the merchandise to Jones, who then left the store and drove off in the Cadillac, police said.

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Last Thursday, Jones was driving the golden Cadillac in Prince George’s County when he was arrested. “A search of the vehicle revealed evidence of probative value,” police said.

Jones was then taken by police to the Montgomery County Central Processing Unit, where he was charged with armed robbery, according to police.

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