Update: Lorton Area Robberies Remain Under Investigation


Detectives are still seeking the public’s assistance reference a series of robberies that occurred in the area of Pohick Road and Richmond Highway between Tuesday, September 1, and Wednesday, December 9, 2015.

In each of the seven robberies, the suspect approached the victims on foot, displayed a handgun and demanded cash or property from the victim, and then fled.

The suspect was described as black, late teens to mid-20s, between 5 feet 6 inches and 6 feet tall, about 150 pounds, with a slim build, wearing a mask and all black clothing.

You are encouraged to contact police if: You know anyone matching this description or seen anyone matching this description

  • You have any information regarding this incident
  • Remember, the information you have, regardless of how trivial you feel it may be, could be the critical link in solving this case.

Tipsters who provide their information through Crime Solvers are eligible for a cash reward of $100 to $1,000 if their information leads to an arrest and/or closure. Tipsters never have to give their names, just the information.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call police at 703-691-2131.

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