FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 13, 2018 Contact: Kraig Troxell, Media Relations & Communications Manager,703-771-5278 [email protected] Alex Kowalski, Public Information Officer, 703-777-0625 [email protected]
Around 9:56 p.m. yesterday evening, a male suspect wearing a mask entered the Sunoco gas station in the 700 Block of W. Church Road in Sterling armed with a handgun. The suspect stole cash from the location then fled on foot.
Shortly after midnight the following day, the same male entered the Sunoco gas station located on Pigeon Hill Drive in Sterling armed with a handgun and wearing a mask. The suspect also stole cash from the clerk this location before fleeing on foot.
In both incidents there were no injuries reported. The suspect is believed to be a White male, approximately 5’5” tall and was wearing a black shirt and pants with a ski-like mask covering the majority of his face.
Surveillance video and stills of the suspect were obtained from the businesses. The video can be viewed here.
Detectives are asking for public's assistance to help identify the suspect. If you have any information regarding his possible identity, you are asked to contact Detective J. Totaro at 703-777-0475.