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Police seek Exxon gas station robbery suspects

Posted: 1:50 PM, Feb 16, 2016
Updated: 2016-02-16 17:40:47-05
Police seek Exxon gas station robbery suspects
Police seek Exxon gas station robbery suspects
Howard County police have released surveillance video of an armed robbery that took place at an Exxon gas station in Columbia on Friday, Feb. 5.
 
Police say that at approximately 1:23 a.m. two suspects, with their faces partially covered, entered the gas station located in the 8200 block of Snowden River Parkway and demanded money from an employee. 
 
One suspect was armed with a knife, and the other was seen carrying a gun, according to police.
 
 

REWARD OFFERED!Police are asking for the public’s help to identify two suspects in the previously reported Feb. 5 armed robbery of the Exxon gas station in the 8200 block of Snowden River Parkway in Columbia.At approximately 1:23 a.m., two suspects with their faces partially covered, one armed with a knife and one armed with a gun, entered the store and demanded money from an employee. The employee complied and the suspects fled. No one was injured. The investigation is ongoing.One suspect was described as a black male, approximately five feet eight inches tall with a thin build, wearing a black and gray hoodie, black pants, dark gloves, gray sneakers, blue/purple backpack, dark colored mask, and armed with a knife. The second suspect was described as a black male, taller than suspect one, thin build, wearing a black hooded jacket, blue jeans, dark shoes, light colored gloves, blue mask, and armed with a gun.Police are offering a reward of up to $1,500 for information. Please call 410-313-STOP or email hcpdcrimetips@howardcountymd.gov. Callers may remain anonymous.

Posted by Howard County Police Department on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

 
The employee complied and the suspects fled. No one was injured, and police say the investigation is still ongoing. 
 
One suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, with a thin build. He was seen wearing a black and gray hoodie, black pants, dark gloves, gray sneakers, a blue/purple-colored backpack, dark colored mask and armed with a knife.
 
The second suspect is described as a black male and a bit taller, with a thin build. He was reportedly wearing a black hooded jacket, blue jeans, dark shoes, light colored gloves, blue mask and armed with a gun.
 
Police are offering a reward of up to $1,500 for information. Anyone with details is asked to call 410-313-STOP or email hcpdcrimetips@howardcountymd.gov.