Herndon Man Arrested and Charged in Multiple Armed Robberies in Sterling


Loudoun County, VA (May 15, 2023) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) has arrested and charged a Herndon man in connection with three armed robberies in Sterling over the past 36 hours.

The first robbery occurred at the 7-Eleven store in the 700 block of W. Church Road at approximately 1:46 am on May 14, 2023. A male entered the store, brandished a knife, and demanded money from the clerk. The second robbery occurred at the Sunoco gas station in the same area later that morning, at approximately 8:18 am. A male entered the store, brandished scissors, and demanded money from the clerk.

The third robbery occurred this morning at approximately 12:36 am at the Exxon gas station in the 45600 block of Falke Plaza, Sterling. A male approached the clerk with his hand in his pocket, making it appear like he had a weapon, and demanded money. In all three robberies, he was seen leaving the store in a grey Toyota Camry.

Deputies arrested Brayams Andino-Linares, 26, of Herndon this morning at a residence in the 700 block of West Church Road, Sterling, and charged him with three counts of robbery. Andino-Linares was transported to the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center where he is being without bond.

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