A gunman held up a 7-Eleven store Sunday morning in the 4000 block of Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park, Anne Arundel County police said.

Police said they were called to the store around 5:05 a.m. Employees said a man with a handgun had come in and demanded cash, police said. The man took money from the cash register and ran toward Belle Grove Road, police said.

The suspect was described as probably in his 20s, about 6 feet tall, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black work gloves and blue jeans, police said.

Andrea.sigel@baltsun.com

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