Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Suspects Sought in Commercial Armed Robbery on Sweitzer Lane

     The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Robbery Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects wanted in connection with the armed robbery of an Exxon gas station in Laurel.

     On July 6, 2012, at approximately 1:07 a.m., two suspects entered the convenient store located in the 15100 block of Sweitzer Lane. Once inside, the suspects jumped over the counter, pointed handguns at the victim, and demanded money. One of the suspects struck the victim in the head with a handgun and forced him to the ground. The suspects fled with an undetermined amount of cash.  The victim was transported to a local hospital to be treated for a minor head injury.

     Anyone with information is urged to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Robbery Unit at 301-772-4905. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to and submit a tip online.

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