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Alexandria Police Seek Help to Identify Suspect in Grocery Store Burglary


The Alexandria Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect wanted in a burglary that occurred at the Giant Food Store located at 425 East Monroe Avenue.

Between 9:45 PM on September 26 and 12:30 AM on September 27, an unknown suspect was caught on surveillance video inside the store after the store had closed for the night.  The suspect had hidden somewhere inside the store until all employees had left and then walked through the store, filling a backpack with items before leaving. 

The suspect is described as black, 35-45 years old, 5’10” to 6’0”, with a medium build, short black hair and a full beard and mustache.  He was wearing a green or gray hooded jacket, gray or blue jeans and black shoes with white soles.  He was carrying a green and khaki or gray and khaki backpack with black straps.

A video of the incident can be viewed by visiting the following link:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgzPJKrF26w

Anyone recognizing the man in the video and pictures or anyone with additional information about this case is asked to call Detective Julie Goble at 703.838.4082 or the Crime Solvers tip line at 703.838.4858. 

Detectives would like to remind witnesses that they can remain anonymous.

Giant Food Burglary 1                                       Giant Food Burglary 2 

3600 Wheeler Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304
703.746.1870
TDD 703.838.4896

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