Officers responded at approximately 1:44 a.m. on Wednesday to the 7-Eleven store in the 900 block of Merrimac Drive for a report of an armed robbery that had taken place earlier, according to Takoma Park Police spokesperson Cathy Plevy. Upon entering the 7-Eleven, the suspect displayed a black handgun and demanded cash. The employee complied and the suspect fled on foot from the store towards Carroll Ave.
Plevy described the suspect as a Black male who was last seen wearing a black face mask, gloves, a black hooded sweater, blue jeans, and tan Timberland-style boots.
Takoma Park Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident, or who knows the identity of the suspect, to contact them at (301) 270-1100.
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