Man poses as law enforcement officer; robs home

STAFFORD, Va.(WUSA9) -- Officials are looking for a suspect in connection to an attempted home invasion robbery in Virginia.

It happened on Tuesday at a home located on Riggs Road around 9:15 p.m.. The suspect knocked on the door, identified himself as a law enforcement officer and was allowed inside the home. He then showed a gun, ushered the two homeowners into the interior of the house, police said.

During the robbery, the homeowners were able to escape and call Police.

Police describe the suspect as a white male, 5'10-6'0 in height, with short dark hair, weighing between 250-285 pounds and is around 35-45 years of age.

Investigation reveals that the homeowners were specifically targeted.

Officials have released an artist sketch of the suspect.

If you have any information, call the Sheriff's Office at 540-658-4400 or Stafford Crime Solvers at 540-659-2020 or you can also TEXT "STAFFORD" + your tip to CRIMES (274637).


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