Help Us Identify this Robbery Suspect
Mount Vernon Police District – Detectives from the Major Crimes Division are investigating a commercial robbery that occurred at the Exxon gas station located in the 6900 block of South Kings Highway, Saturday, May 6. At approximately 10:20 p.m., a man knocked on the locked door and the clerk opened it for him. Shortly after the customer entered, another man, (seen in these photos in dark clothing), came in behind the customer. He implied he had a weapon, and demanded cash from both the customer and the employee.
The suspect was described as possibly Hispanic or black, 25 to 30 years old, and 5 feet 9 inches tall. He was wearing a black, North Face hooded sweatshirt and sunglasses. The customer, who was also a victim, left the store before the police arrived.
If you recognize either of these men, or if you have any information about this crime, please contact Detective D. McAuliffe at (703) 246-7800.
(Previous Recap entry from earlier today)
COMMERCIAL ARMED ROBBERY: 6900 block of South Kings Highway (Exxon), 5/6/17, around 10:20 p.m. An employee was working at the business, talking to a customer, when a man knocked on the door wanting to enter. The suspect came in, implied he had a weapon and demanded cash. He ran off with an undisclosed amount of money. The 25-year-old victim was not injured. The suspect was described as Hispanic, 25 to 30 years old, approximately 5 feet 9 inches and was wearing a black North Face hooded sweatshirt.
We are asking anyone with information to contact the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131 or Crime Solvers electronically by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637).
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