ALEXANDRIA POLICE DEPARTMENT
MEDIA SERVICES UNIT
2003 MILL ROAD
ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA 22314-4658
JANUARY 30, 2008 #08-006
11:15 A.M. BARTLETT
Alexandria Police Seek Help to Identify Robbery Suspect
The Alexandria Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in two robberies that occurred at two different 7-11 stores. The robberies took place on October 29, 2007, and December 16, 2007.
On October 29, at approximately 1:43 A.M., the suspect entered the business, located at 3023 Duke Street. He approached the clerk, brandished a firearm and demanded money. The victim clerk complied and the suspect then fled from the business with an undisclosed amount of money. There were no injuries
On December 16, at approximately 5:50 A.M., the suspect entered the business, located at 5725 Edsall Road. He brandished a firearm and removed money from the cash register. The suspect then fled. There were no injuries.
The suspect is described as a black male, 25 to 30 years-old, 6'00" to 6’ 01”. He was last seen wearing a dark knit cap and a dark nylon quilted jacket.
Detectives would like to remind witnesses that they can remain anonymous. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Detective Chris Whelan at the Criminal Investigations Section of the Alexandria Police Department at 703.838.4897.
A video of the incident can be viewed by visiting the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruYEPpL7OT4. Members of the media can contact Media Services to obtain copies of the video.