Police: Two Salisbury armed convenience store robberies, related

From left to right: Suspect #1 at Royal Farms, Suspect #1 at 7-11, Suspect #2 at 7-11

Police in Salisbury are looking for information, after two local convenience stores were reportedly robbed within a half hour of each other.

Salisbury Police say early Wednesday morning around 3:45 AM, Officers responded to the 7-11 on South Salisbury Boulevard, for reports of an armed robbery. Once on scene, they found that two armed suspects had walked into the store, and demanded money from the clerk at gunpoint. The two then apparently fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police say just 30 minutes later, Officers responded to the Royal Farms on Snow Hill Road, for reports of another armed robbery. Once on scene, the reportedly found that a lone gunman had walked into the store, and demanded money from the cashier. The suspect apparently fled the store, with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police say no employees were injured in either incident. They have released surveillance photos from both instances, which appear to show that they are related.

Suspect one is described by Police as a man, armed with a black handgun, wearing all black clothing, and a black face mask. They describe suspect two as a man, wearing a light blue hooded jacket, black athletic shorts, and a red bandana covering his face.

Salisbury Police are asking anyone who may have information about these incidents, or the identity of either man, to contact them at 410-548-3165 or Crime Solvers at 410-548-1776. Crime Solvers is offering an up to $1,000 reward, for tips that lead to an arrest.

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