Police Release Surveillance Footage From Germantown Assault Investigation

Police have released images of the suspect from the Jan. 13 assault that took place at the Germantown 7-Eleven.

Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police, 5th District Patrol Investigations Unit released surveillance footage in connection with an assault that took place at a 7-Eleven in Germantown on Jan. 13. Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in connection with the incident, according to a press release from the Montgomery County Department of Police.

At 11 p.m. on Jan. 13, the suspect entered the 7-Eleven, and became irate with the store clerk. The suspect then walked behind the counter and began to physically assault the clerk. The suspect produced a weapon and made threats towards the employee, the press release said.

While this was occurring, a woman walked behind the counter and led the suspect away from the clerk. The woman is being considered a person of interest, according to the press release.

A second employee then told the suspect to leave the store. The suspect then moved towards the second employee and cut him on the chin, according to the press release. The suspect and the woman then exited the store.

The police surveillance video is below:

 

Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding the suspects to call the 5th District Investigative Section at 240-773-6237.  Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest in this case.

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About Grace Mottley

Grace Mottley is an intern for Montgomery County Media. She studies at the University of Maryland, where she is majoring in multi-platform journalism.

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