Mount Vernon District Station – Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau are investigating a commercial armed robbery at M & T Bank, located at 7485 Mount Vernon Square Center. Around 12:35 this afternoon, a man entered the bank and passed a note to the teller announcing a robbery and implied he had a weapon. The clerk gave him an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured. Our officers quickly arrived on scene and searched the area along with K9 and our helicopter, Fairfax 1. The suspect is described as a black man, approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, wearing a black baseball hat, a black hooded sweatshirt, a gray scarf, dark pants with a gray skirt over top and black gloves.
If you recognize the suspect, or if you have any information about this crime, please contact Detective J. Hoffman at (703) 246-7800. Tips can be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org, or calling 1-866-TIPS. They can also be sent via text by texting “TIP187” plus the message to CRIMES (274637). Text STOP to 274637 to cancel, or HELP to 274637 for help. Message and data rates may apply. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1000 if their information leads to an arrest.
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