Man Robs Elderly Woman in Springfield


Detectives from the Franconia District are investigating a strong-armed robbery that occurred in the 6600 block of Loisdale Road. This morning around 10:16 a.m., an 89-year-old woman had just entered her vehicle and was approached by a man. The man allegedly assaulted her, grabbed her purse, and fled. The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries and did not require medical transport.

The suspect was described as black, approximately 20 to 30 years old, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a muscular build. He had short black hair and was clean-shaven. The suspect’s vehicle was described as a 2008 to 2012 Nissan Altima with a possible partial license plate of “2057.”

If you recognize the suspect, the vehicle pictured, or have any information about this crime, please contact Detective J. Reid at (703) 922-0889.

You may also 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.