Detectives Investigate Commercial Armed Robbery of Exxon Gas Station; Surveillance Video of Suspect Released

Per MCPD:
For Immediate Release: Thursday, August 4, 2022
Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect who committed a commercial armed robbery on Sunday, June 12, 2022.

At approximately 1:04 p.m., 3rd District officers responded to the Exxon Gas Station in the 9300 block of Georgia Ave. for the report of an armed robbery that just occurred.

The investigation by detectives determined that the unknown suspect entered the store and asked about buying cigarettes. The suspect then pointed a black handgun at the victim and demanded cash. When the victim opened the register, the suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and left the store.

The suspect is described as a Black male, between 5-feet, 8-inches and 5-feet, 10-inches tall. He was wearing a black baseball hat with a white Puma logo, a black jacket, a black shirt with a white logo of a hand/face, black pants and dark colored shoes.

Anyone with information about 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 suspects. Callers may remain anonymous.

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