Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery of Rockville 7-Eleven

For Immediate Release: Thursday, March 24, 2022

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are investigating a robbery of a 7-Eleven in the 11500 block of Rockville Pike. Detectives have released surveillance photos of the male suspect and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.

On Wednesday, March 17, 2022, at approximately 10:15 p.m., 2nd District Officers responded to the above location for the report of a robbery that just occurred.

The investigation by detectives has determined that the suspect entered the 7-Eleven, approached the cashier counter, pointed a large knife at an employee and demanded him to open the cash register.  When the employee complied with the demands, the suspect began emptying the cash into his backpack. The suspect then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register.

Detectives reviewed the surveillance footage and obtained a physical description of the suspect.

The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 6-feet, 2-inches tall and 200 pounds. He was wearing a black ski mask, a black and gray Northface brand jacket, a black sweater and black jeans. He was carrying a black backpack with a silver stripe on it.Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this crime, is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070 or 240-773-TIPS, or contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect. Callers can remain anonymous.

 

 

 

 

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