On October 23, 2016, at approximately 9:26 p.m. St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the area of the Pot Belly restaurant in California, MD for a reported armed robbery. Two employees were inside the establishment after closing when an unknown male suspect entered the establishment through an unlocked side door. The suspect utilized a handgun to rob the business before fleeing the area.
The suspect was described as a male approximately 5’10” to 6’0” tall, medium build, wearing black pants, a mask, and a hooded jacket.
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division is continuing the investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Skyler Leave at 301-475-4200, ext. *1983 or by e-mail, Skyler.Lefave@stmarysmd.com. Callers may also call Crime Solvers at 301-475-3333 (callers can remain anonymous, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus your message to “CRIMES” (274637).