Police believe 2 Saturday morning robberies are related, are searching for suspect

Police are looking for a suspect in two Saturday-morning robberies.

The first robbery happened at a bank on Old Georgetown Road in Bethesda just after 9 a.m.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 50's with medium build. He was wearing a plastic bag over his face and took off with an unknown amount of cash.

About a half-hour later, police reported a bank robbery in Kensington done by a perpetrator with the same description as the Bethesda suspect. He had a silver handgun and was last seen on foot with an unknown amount of cash.

Anyone with information on the robberies should call 1-866-411-8477 or text CRIMES (274637) with tips.