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Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery of Germantown 7-Eleven

For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 14, 2023

Gaithersburg, MD – Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police- Major Crimes Division area investigating a commercial armed robbery that occurred on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at a 7-Eleven in the 12300 block of Middlebrook Road in Germantown.  

At approximately 12:45 a.m., 5th District officers responded to the location for the report of a commercial armed robbery.  

The investigation by detectives has revealed that two suspects entered the 7-Eleven. One of the suspects displayed a black handgun, pointed it at an employee, forced the employee behind the cash register and demanded cash. The employee complied with the suspect’s initial demand. When the employee was unable to comply with the suspect’s demand to open the store safe, the suspect demanded personal property from the employee.  

The second suspect entered the business, grabbed a separate employee and forced them to the side of the store. The suspect reached into the employee’s pockets and stole personal property. The suspect then began to repeatedly hit the employee.  

Both suspects left the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash, merchandise and personal property.  

The suspect with the gun is described as a Black male approximately 5-feet, 9-inches tall, 180 pounds, wearing a black skull cap, black mask, black pants, black shoes and black gloves.  

The second suspect is described as a Black male approximately 6-feet tall, wearing a black mask with a white letter or logo near the eye, a black long-sleeve hooded jacket, black running pants, unknown shoes and black and gray gloves.  

The suspects are believed to have been driving a white SUV or pick-up truck.  

Anyone with information regarding these suspects or this crime is asked to visit the Crime Solvers of Montgomery County, MD website at and click on the “” link at the top of the page or call 1-866-411-8477. A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the suspect. Tips may remain anonymous. 

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Release ID: 23-543
Media Contact: CTDurham 
Categories: robbery