PGPD releases new photos, videos of suspect wanted in connection with string of armed robberies

The Prince George’s County Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying a suspect in connection with a string of commercial armed robberies that have occurred across the county beginning last month.

The robbery string began on June 18th at approximately 3:30 p.m. when the suspect entered a grocery store in the 2400 Block of Chillum Road in Hyattsville. While inside, the suspect displayed a knife, jumped the counter and removed cash from the register. The suspect fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction. 

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Since that time, the same suspect has targeted the following businesses between the hours of 2:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.:

 - June 24th: Supermarket - 7900 Block of New Hampshire Avenue

- July 3rd: Department Store - 3500 Block of East West Highway

- July 11th: Fast-Food Restaurant - 8800 Block of Hampton Mall Drive N

- July 14th: Food Mart – 1500 Block of University Boulevard

- July 20th: Gas Station – 1400 Block of Hampton Park Blvd

- July 22nd: Grocery Store – 6300 Block of Coventry Way 

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The suspect is described as a black male, 20-25 years of age, 5’11"-6’0" feet tall, with a medium build. In each of these cases, the suspect is wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and is armed with a knife.


Suspect seen with knife during robbery. (SOURCE: PGPD)

Detectives are hoping that someone in the community can help identify the suspect in newly released photos and videos. A cash reward of up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and indictment in these cases. 

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Anyone with information on the man in these images is asked to call PGPD at 301-516-2830. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at