Video: Gaithersburg gas-station robbery suspect climbs over counter to threaten cashier

Montgomery County police have released surveillance video after an armed robbery at a Gaithersburg gas station last week.

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Police responded to the scene at the gas station in the 10000 block of Fields Road around 2:25 a.m. on Monday, July 26.

The surveillance video shows one suspect climbing over the counter to threaten a clerk, while another suspect comes into the cashier’s area from the side.

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Police say the second suspect was armed with what they described as an "assault-style rifle."

The suspects forced the employee to open both registers, and the one armed with the gun struck the employee.

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The pair stole cash and ran off toward Shelburne Terrace.

If you have any information that might help police, call (240) 773-5070.