Man Arrested for Three Commercial Robberies

Franconia Police District – A 19-year-old Lorton man has been arrested for a series of commercial robberies. At 11:48 a.m. on Aug. 27, Anis Sesay entered the Tobacco Hut, 6844 Franconia Road, Springfield. Sesay assaulted the clerk and took money. Surveillance footage was disseminated, and a detective immediately identified Sesay as the robber. Detectives obtained a warrant for robbery, and he was arrested on Aug. 31. Through the detective’s investigation, Sesay was connected to two other commercial robberies. He was charged with robbery and destruction of property for an Aug. 14 robbery at the Sunoco, 9308 Gunston Cover Road, Lorton. Sesay was also charged with robbery, preventing a 911 call and destruction of property for an Aug. 25 robbery at the 7-Eleven at 9402 Richmond Hwy in Lorton. Sesay remains held without bond at the Adult Detention Center.

Detectives continue to investigate to determine if Sesay is responsible for additional robberies in the area. Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 703-246-7800, option 5. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), and by web – Click HERE. Download the ‘P3 Tips’ App and follow the steps to “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers”. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1,000 dollars. Please leave contact information if you wish for a detective to follow up with you.

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