ABERDEEN, Md. (WJZ) — Police in Aberdeen have released a video of a store robbery and are hoping the public can help them identify the suspect.

According to police, the Dollar General Store in the Aberdeen Shopping Plaza was robbed around 2:37 p.m. on Thursday.

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The suspect entered the store and demanded money from an employee at a register, pointing a silver handgun at the employee.

When the employee was unable to open the register, the suspect fled.

Officers arrived within minutes to search for the suspect with a canine team, but they were unable to locate him.

The suspect is described as a male in his late 50s to early 60s. He’s about six feet tall and a thin to medium build.

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At the time of the attempted robbery he was wearing a black polo-style shirt, khaki-colored shorts, a black baseball cap with the Aberdeen Ironbirds logo and dark-color “crocks” with no socks.

Footage captured the suspect driving away silver or tan-colored 4-door Ford Taurus.

If anyone knows the identity of this male they are asked to contact Detective Tomlinson of the Aberdeen Police Department at 410-272-2121, ext. 135.


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