'Big Gulp bandits' wanted for 7 robberies at 7-Eleven stores in P.G. County, police say

Photo of one of the "two handed bandits"wanted for seven armed robberies at 7-Eleven stores in Prince George's County, Md. Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 (Brad Bell/ABC7)

The "Big Gulp bandits" have hit seven different 7-Eleven stores in Prince George's County, Maryland and in Washington, D.C. In most cases the masked men are caught on camera. They take turns committing the robbery, while another person waits outside.

Police released a surveillance video from a robbery at a 7-Eleven in Temple Hills, Maryland. On December 1, and on November 27 the men robbed a store in Clinton, Maryland, and the next day they robbed the store again.

In two cases, the robbers used a white 2003 Toyota Corolla with a D.C. license plate.

And it was the same narrative at a 7-Eleven store in Oxon Hill, Maryland. The manager told ABC7 News the robber came in the store and brandished a gun, and announced a hold up and took the victim's money.

“It was at a busy time, so it was pretty scary,” said the robbery victim.

This is the voice of a recent victim still shaken from being forced to the ground at gunpoint. He requested ABC7 News not reveal his identity.

"It’s just kinda whacked that you gotta watch your back 24-7, and in a nice community area," he continued.

And the robbers always wear masks, but one of them slipped up in a big way. One of the men was caught on camera unmasked walking into a store. He was in line waiting to buy a donut and wearing the same clothes he wore during a robbery two days earlier, giving police and the public a look at his face.

Investigators now hope it’s enough to identify him.

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