Robbers Strike Laurel Gas Station
Suspects pistol whipped store employee, police said.
Prince George’s County police are looking for two men responsible for robbing an Exxon gas station in West Laurel.
According to police, the incident happened July 6 around 1:07 a.m. along the 15100 block of Sweitzer Lane. Two suspects entered the convenient store and then jumped over the counter, pointed handguns at the victim, and demanded money, according to police. 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. Police said the victim was transported to a local hospital to be treated for a minor head injury.
Police are asking those with information 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 http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/police/ and submit a tip online.