Police Seek Assistance Identifying Robbery Suspect

Fairfax County Police Department
Public Information Office
4100 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Va. 22030
703-246-2253. TTY 703-204-2264. Fax 703-246-4253
News Release: 2012-0100294/BW
January 20, 2012 

Police Seek Assistance Identifying Robbery Suspect

The Fairfax County Police Department, in cooperation with the Prince William County Police and the Manassas Park Police Department are investigating a series of armed robberies that have been occurring since December 29, 2011, and which involve a white female suspect.           

The first robbery occurred on December 29, 2011, at a Shell Gas station located at 13704 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway in the Chantilly area.  Around 10:30 p.m., a woman entered the business, displayed a small silver handgun and demanded cash.  The clerk gave cash to the suspect who then left in a dark colored station wagon.

The second robbery also occurred on December 29, 2011 at the 7-Eleven store, located at 8521 Centreville Road in Manassas Park.  Around 11:09 p.m., a woman entered the store, displayed a black handgun and demanded money.  Before the clerk could comply, a customer approached the store and the suspect fled to a car parked nearby.

The third robbery occurred on January 1, 2012 in the Manassas area of Prince William County.  Around 2:30 a.m. a woman entered the 7-Eleven store located at 10740 Coverstone Drive, displayed a black handgun and demanded money. The clerk complied and the suspect fled on foot.

The latest robbery occurred on January 10, 2012 at an Exxon Gas station, located at 7519 Leesburg Pike in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County.  Around 10:05 p.m. a woman entered the business and displayed a small black handgun and demanded money.  The clerk gave cash to the suspect who then fled on foot toward the Idylwood Plaza shopping center located near Route 7 and Pimmit Drive.

In each case, the suspect has been described as white, in her early to mid-20s, 5 feet 3 inches to 5 feet 7 inches tall, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans or dark colored pants, and displaying a silver or black handgun.  In the last case the suspect wore a black mask to cover the lower portion of her face. 

The suspect is associated with a dark-colored, small station wagon style vehicle, similar to a Subaru Forrester or Outback.

Anyone with information about these cases 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 Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131, Prince William County Police at 703 792-6500, or the City of Manassas Park Police at 703-361-1136 or Manassas Park Police tipline at 703-330-0330.


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