FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WUSA)- Fairfax County Police, along with Prince William County and Manassas Park police, are investigating a series of armed robberies that have taken place since December 29, 2011, and which involve a white female suspect.
The first robbery took place December 29, 2011, at a Shell Gas station at 13704 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway in the Chantilly area. Around 10:30 p.m., a woman entered the business, displayed a small silver handgun and demanded cash. The clerk gave cash to the suspect, who then left in a dark-colored station wagon.
The second robbery also occurred on December 29 at the 7-Eleven store, located at 8521 Centreville Road in Manassas Park. Around 11:09 p.m., a woman entered the store, displayed a black handgun and demanded money. Before the clerk could comply, a customer approached the store, and the suspect fled to a car parked nearby.
The third robbery happened January 1, 2012 in the Manassas area. Around 2:30 a.m. a woman entered the 7-Eleven store at 10740 Coverstone Drive, displayed a black handgun and demanded money. The clerk complied and the suspect fled on foot.
The most recent robbery occurred on January 10, 2012 at an Exxon Gas station at 7519 Leesburg Pike in the Falls Church area. Around 10:05 p.m. a woman entered the business, displayed a small black handgun and demanded money.
The clerk gave cash to the suspect who then fled on foot toward the Idylwood Plaza shopping center near Route 7 and Pimmit Drive.
In each case, the suspect has been described as white, in her early to mid-20s, 5 feet 3 inches to 5 feet 7 inches tall, wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans or dark-colored pants, and displaying a silver or black handgun. In the most recent case. the suspect wore a black mask to cover the lower portion of her face.
The suspect is associated with a dark-colored, small station wagon style vehicle, similar to a Subaru Forrester or Outback.
Anyone with information about these cases is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org, or text "TIP187"plus your message to CRIMES/274637.