By CBS Baltimore Staff

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WJZ) — Montogomery County Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a robbery suspect.

Officials said on Aug. 31 around 8:50 p.m. officers responded to the 23000 block of Stringtown Road for a reported armed robbery. Detectives learned that the suspect entered the business, produced a handgun and demanded money. The employee complied and the suspect fled the scene in an unknown vehicle.

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The suspect is described as Black, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing approximately 150 pounds. Officials said he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and a black mask with a hood on his head.

Anyone with information regarding this suspect or this crime is asked to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS.

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CBS Baltimore Staff