Saturday, April 18, 2015

Suspect at large after armed robbery, pistol whipping in Four Corners area of Silver Spring

Montgomery County Police are searching for a suspect in connection with an armed robbery Friday morning in the Four Corners area of Silver Spring. Around 6:35 AM, police responded to a call regarding a robbery at the Shell gas station at 100 University Boulevard West.

Officers found a victim who had been struck with a handgun, which police allege was drawn by the suspect during the holdup. The suspect took an unspecified amount of cash from the Shell station, police said.

Despite search efforts that included K9 units, the suspect managed to evade capture, and remains at large.

The suspect is described as a Latino or white male, between 5’08” and 5’09”, wearing black pants and a black jacket, and armed with a black handgun.  During the robbery he concealed his face.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call Major Crimes at 240-773-5070 or Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Callers can remain anonymous.

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