Sunoco Gas Station Robbery; Linked to Others

Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect who robbed the Sunoco Gas Station located at 2210 Gallows Road on Thursday, December 10 around 4 p.m.

An employee of the gas station reported that a man entered the store, loitered for a short time and left. He returned, produced a handgun and demanded money. The clerk complied and the suspect fled.

No one was injured.

The suspect is described as white, between 30-35 years old, around 6 feet 1 inches tall and weighs between 160-180 pounds. He has a beard. He wore a black shirt and white pants.

Detectives believe this robbery is linked to a series of similar cases being jointly investigated with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other local law enforcement.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

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Here is the FBI poster on this series of robberies around the region; Contact either the FBPD Crime Solvers or submit a tip to the FBI’s website at