Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Armed robbery at Wheaton gas station (Video+Photo)

Montgomery County police are investigating an armed robbery of the BP gas station at 2201 University Boulevard West in Wheaton, which occurred January 2. Around 8:55 PM that evening, officers responded to a report of an armed robbery there.

Upon arriving at the scene, they learned that two suspects - one with a handgun, and both with concealed faces - had demanded cash, and fled on foot along Amherst Avenue toward Blueridge Avenue. Detectives recovered surveillance camera footage of the robbery at the scene.

Anyone with information regarding the suspects or this armed robbery is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5100.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest in this case.

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