On Oct. 2, 2016, at approximately 8:55 p.m. St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Maryland State Police responded to the area of South Essex Drive behind the Burger King on Great Mills Road for a reported armed robbery. The victim advised the suspect approached his vehicle asking for a cigarette before producing what appeared to be a semiautomatic handgun and pointing it at him while demanding money. The suspect grabbed the victim’s cash and cigarettes from his hands and then fled on foot from the scene.
The suspect is described as a white male in his early 30’s, approximately 5’10” to 6’0” tall, shoulder length sandy blonde hair, wearing blue jeans, a red hooded sweatshirt, and a black baseball cap.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about this crime to contact Detective Skyler LeFave at 301-475-4200, ext. *1983 or by email at 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).