Man sought after violent robbery in Olney

- Police are looking for a man after a violent robbery in Olney.

The incident occurred early July 3 around 1:00 a.m. at a Sunoco A-Plus store located at 5338 North 5th Street.

Investigators have released surveillance video that shows the suspect and a woman picking up several items in the store. After some time, they attempt to leave without paying.

Police say a store employee, 28, confronted the suspect and locked the door so that the suspect could not leave. The surveillance video shows the suspect punching and pushing the employee to the floor, unlocking the door and exiting the store followed by the employee.

Officials say the suspect punched the employee in the face two times causing a laceration over the victim’s eye.

The value of the items taken was $7.

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