Robbery Unit detectives today released surveillance video of the suspect who has now robbed five businesses in the county in 10 days. The video starts with clear images of the suspect, as he walks in and out of the frame. This was recorded minutes after he recently robbed a convenience store. Next, there is video of the suspect robbing a second convenience store, this one on Marlboro Pike. The suspect is seen pulling out a gun and demanding cash from the employees.
The suspect committed his most recent crime on Wednesday. He targeted a pawn shop in the 5000 block of Martin Luther King Junior Highway in Seat Pleasant at approximately 6:35 pm. He wore a distinct outfit to include an orange hat and a black-and-white scarf. He did pull out a gun during the robbery.
The suspect wore the same clothing on Tuesday evening when he robbed a convenience store in the 6000 block of Marlboro Pike in District Heights. He again used a gun and demanded money from employees.
|(During Robbery) (Change of Clothes)|
In the above photo on the left, the suspect wore dark clothing when he targeted a convenience store on Branch Avenue in Temple Hills. This robbery took place on March 23rd at approximately 4:30 pm. Witnesses tell detectives they saw the suspect change clothes after the robbery. Those photos are on the right.
|(March 17th Robbery)|
The same suspect is also linked to a robbery of a pizza store in Oxon Hill on March 17th. He walked into the business on Oxon Hill Road, displayed a gun and demanded cash. Investigators have also since linked the suspect to robbing another pizza shop – this one on Temple Hill Road on March 24th. In that case, he also displayed a gun and demanded cash.
If anyone has information that could help detectives identify this suspect, they are urged to call 301-772-4905 or 1-866-411-TIPS. A cash reward is being offered.