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Posted on: December 4, 2020

[ARCHIVED] UPDATE: Two Suspects Charged in Robbery of Sterling Convenience Store

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

Loudoun County, VA (December 6, 2020) – Two Sterling men are in custody in connection with the December 4 robbery of a 7-Eleven where one of the robbers pepper-sprayed an employee during the incident.

Marvin R. Garcia- Dominguez, 27, and Carlos A. Centeno-Torres, 29, were apprehended this weekend as part of an investigation in coordination with the Town of Herndon Police Department. 

Garcia- Dominguez was charged with robbery and abduction. Centeno-Torres was charged with robbery, abduction, and possession of ammunition by a convicted felon. Both suspects were also charged in connection with a similar robbery that occurred on December 2 in Herndon. 

In Loudoun County, the two suspects entered the convenience store located in the 21900 block of Cascades Parkway around 1:10 a.m. on December 4 and walked around for a short period of time. One of the suspects then pushed the employee behind the counter and pepper-sprayed him. The suspect then forced the employee to open a cash register and remove cash. Both suspects then fled the store.

The incident was later reported to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office around 2 a.m. The victim declined medical treatment at the scene. 

Both Garcia- Dominguez and Centeno-Torres remain held without bond at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center. 

    ORIGINAL RELEASE

Loudoun County, VA (December 4, 2020) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported robbery at a 7-Eleven in Sterling where the suspects pepper-sprayed an employee during the incident.  

Two suspects entered the convenience store located in the 21900 block of Cascades Parkway around 1:10 a.m. on December 4 and walked around for a short period of time. One of the suspects then pushed the employee behind the counter and pepper-sprayed him. The suspect then forced the employee to open a cash register and remove cash. Both suspects then fled the store.

The incident was later reported to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office around 2 a.m. The victim declined medical treatment at the scene. 

The first suspect was described as a white, possibly Hispanic male, 5’6”-5’8” tall, with a medium build. He was wearing a dark-colored jacket, green cargo pants, and light-colored sneakers. He was also wearing a dark beanie-style hat and was covering his face. The second suspect was described as a white, possibly Hispanic male, 5’6”-5’8” tall, and was wearing black pants, a black hoodie, red sneakers, and a medical face mask. 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective T. Rodriguez with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office at 703-777-1021. You may also submit a tip through the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office app. The Loudoun Sheriff app is available on the iTunes App Store and Google Play.


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