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Suspect Armed with Machete Robs Gas Station

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Video surveillance videos of the armed robbery suspect. Video surveillance videos of the armed robbery suspect.

CHESTERTOWN, Md.- Authorities say a suspect armed with a machete held up a gas station in Chestertown early Friday morning.

The Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office said that at around 1:46 a.m., the unknown suspect entered the Royal Farms at 6502 Church Hill Road. Investigators said the machete-wielding employee then threatened the two employees on duty and demanded money, He took all of the cash and coins from the cash register before fleeing the scene, the Sheriff's Office said.

Authorities say the suspect appears to be a white male or a light skin black male and approximately 5-foot-6.

Surveillance photos show the suspect wearing a dark gray hooded jacket with an orange colored lining, a camouflage face mask, brown jersey gloves and gray pants.

If anyone has any information on the possible identification of this suspect, notify the Criminal Investigation Unit of the Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office at (410) 758-0770.

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