GAMBRILLS, Md. (WJZ)—Police are searching for a man accused of stealing cell phones, punching an employee and hitting a customer with his vehicle as he fled the scene.

It all happened around 1:45 p.m. Sunday at the Sprint Mobile Rev store located in the 2300-block of Brandermill Boulevard in Gambrills.

Police say a man inside the store was observed by customers concealing several cell phones.

When confronted by a Sprint Mobile employee, who told him to return the phones, the suspect punched the employee in the face and ran from the store.

Chased by several customers, the suspect entered a white station wagon, possibly a Ford Taurus, which was occupied by a second suspect in the passenger seat.

Police say the suspect struck one of the customers with his vehicle, causing minor injuries and fled the shopping center in an unknown direction. The vehicle may have Washington D.C. plates “EE5763.”


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