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Nearby: Cab Driver Victim of Armed Robbery

by Karen Goff December 17, 2015 at 11:30 am 6 Comments

Fairfax County Police A cab ride from Fair Oaks Mall to Herndon ended in an armed robbery, Fairfax County Police said.

A cab driver told police he picked up three men at Fair Oaks Mall about 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday and drove them to Astoria Circle at the Dulles Greene Apartments in unincorporated Herndon, said police.

At that location, one of the men produced a knife, threatened the victim and demanded money, said police. The victim handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and was not injured. A second suspect took the victim’s cell phone. All three suspects fled on foot.

All three were described as being in their 20’s; two white males, one black male. One white male was wearing a green camouflage, hooded sweatshirt. The second white male had dark hair and was wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt. The black male was wearing a gray, hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants, police said.

  • SouthRestonResident

    Well the good news is that there was racial diversity and unity in the thuggery.

    • Baron von PloppenHausen

      Zeigen Sie mir Ihre Papiere!!!!

    • Ming the Merciless

      It’s so nice when everyone’s preconceived views are affirmed.

  • Bruce Grande`

    I hope Fairfax police start to profile young males wearing hooded sweatshirts. Not so much to deter crime, but more to encourage them to dress nicer.

    • SouthRestonResident

      Bruce, but what of those poor young youths that do not have the means to purchase others clothes? Also, you must take into account things like cultural sensitivity. Is it so wrong that someone identifies with a certain culture wear a “hooded sweatshirt”?

      These poor troubled youth just need jobs, and understanding, and of course more of your tax money.

  • JohnQPublic

    absolute losers & low life’s to rob a cabbie….hopefully these pieces of sh*t will be apprehended by FCPD soon.


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