Sheriff’s Office Investigates Gas Station Robbery in Sterling

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning robbery of the Exxon located on Glenn Drive in Sterling.

The male suspect entered the convenience store around 3:19 a.m. on Sunday and attempted to purchase cigarettes. The clerk asked for the male’s identification and the man implied he had a weapon, threatened the clerk and demanded cash. The suspect fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect was described as a black male, late teens to early 20’s, approximately 6’ tall, with a heavy build. The suspect was wearing a blue lightweight jacket, grey running type pants, a grey and black stocking cap, a grey patterned scarf covering the lower portion of the face, grey running shoes (with neon green or yellow laces) and black and red gloves. Detectives have released a video surveillance still of the suspect.

The robbery was later reported to law enforcement. There were no injuries reported during the incident.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective C. Pickrell of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division at 703-777-1021. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call Loudoun Crime Solvers at 703-777-1919 or 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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