Video shows knifepoint robbery on bus in Silver Spring

Montgomery County police have released video showing a knifepoint robbery that occurred on a bus in Silver Spring in July.

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The video shows a man snatch a cellphone from another passenger on a Ride-On bus on July 3.

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The incident occurred around 11:31 p.m. after the suspect boarded the bus between Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street.

Before the bus stops at Piney Branch Road and Garland Avenue, the suspect grabbed the phone and then pulled out a knife before getting off.

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After he hopped off the bus, the suspect reportedly ran toward Arliss Street.

If you can help police in their investigation, call (240) 773-6870.