Crime Roundup: Women Steal Syringes From Harris Teeter, Injure Employee

Fairfax County Police Two women stole a pack of syringes from a pharmacy at a Reston supermarket yesterday evening, injuring an employee who tried to stop them, according to Fairfax County police.

The incident happened at the Harris Teeter on the 12900 block of Highland Crossing Drive about 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Police said the women attempted to buy syringes from the pharmacy worker, but they didn’t have authorization to make the purchase, according to authorities. One of the women then hopped over the counter, snatched a pack of syringes and fled with the other woman.

The pharmacy employee attempted to stop the thieves, but was pushed away and received a minor injury.

Police said they’re looking for:

One suspect [who] was described as white or Hispanic. She weighed approximately 110 pounds and was wearing dark leggings. The second suspect was described as black, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing approximately 200 pounds.

FCPD’s Reston Station yesterday also received reports of:

LARCENIES:

  • 1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, gun and cash from residence
  • 11900 block of Democracy Drive, cash from business
  • 2300 block of Woodland Crossing Drive, bicycle from business
  • 10500 block of Wynfield Woods Drive, wallet from vehicle

STOLEN VEHICLES:

  • 13000 block of Elm Tree Drive, 2006 Volkswagen GTI

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