Thursday, March 12, 2015

UPDATE: Person of Interest Quick Shop Robbery - HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED

UPDATE 3-12-15: The person of interest HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED. Detectives still need help identifying the armed robbery suspect pictured below. 

Original Press Release:
Lexington Park, Maryland - On March 9, 2015, at 9:06 PM, Sheriff’s Office patrol units responded to the Quick Shop located on Great Mills Road, for the report of an armed robbery.  Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division were contacted and subsequently responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.

Detectives determined a black male entered the business armed with a handgun, approached the clerk, and demanded money.   The clerk complied and the suspect fled the business with an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes. The suspect struck the clerk with the handgun on his way out of the business. 

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5-10 in height, wearing all dark clothing and a dark colored mask. The suspect is pictured below.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of this suspect or about this crime in general is asked to call CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333, or text a tip to "TIP239" plus your message to '"CRIMES" (274637). 
St. Mary’s County CRIME SOLVERS offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary's County that leads to an arrest or indictment. 
You may also contact Detective S. Ruest at 301.475.4200 X 2297.