Gunman robs convenience store, then comes back for more

Police say this man robbed the same store twice early this month.

Police say this man robbed the same store twice early this month. Crime Solvers will pay a reward of up to $10,000.

Montgomery County Police are investigating two armed robberies at a Gaithersburg business this month, and they are asking the public for information that can lead to an arrest.

Detectives believe the same gunman robbed the Choice Market on Jan. 17, then went back for more Friday.

Police said the man returned to the Gaithersburg store again in a different outfit a week later.

Police said the man returned to the Gaithersburg store again a week later.

The first robbery happened about 6:40 p.m. Police said the man walked into the store at 18700 Walkers Choice Road and asked the cashier for cigarettes.  When the cashier opened the cash register, the suspect displayed a handgun and demanded money.  The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled from the store.

A week later, that the suspect returned to the store around 1 p.m., displayed a handgun, and demanded money from the cash register, police said. He took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled from the store.

Detectives are releasing photos of the suspect from both robberies and asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male, 5’6″ to 5’9″ tall, and weighing 180 to 210 pounds.

During the first robbery, the suspect was wearing a dark-colored knit hat, a dark-colored bandana over his face, and an Orioles jacket.

During the second robbery, the suspect was wearing a black bandana over his head, a white bandana over his face, and a green winter jacket with a black stripe.

Anyone with information regarding these robberies or the suspect involved is asked to call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or leave a Crime Solvers tip here.

Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to$10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest and/or indictment for these felony crimes.  Tipsters will remain anonymous.

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