Handgun Stolen From Vehicle

It was parked in front of a residence in Mt. Airy.

The search is on for a suspect who stole a handgun from a vehicle parked at a residence in Mount Airy.

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says early Wednesday morning, deputies were dispatched to the 13,000 block of Old Annapolis Road to investigate a report of shots fired. They were not able to locate a suspect, but they heard that a gun was stolen from a parked car.

The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-20’s, medium build between 5’8″ and 5’9″ with dark hair and a short beard. He was wearing a long sleeve shirt and jeans.

Anyone who has information on this individual is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office.  Citizens can call Detective Snyder at 301-600-6419.  Or they can remain anonymous and call the Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 301-600-4131.