Police: Armed Robbery at South Lakes Drive Sunoco

Fairfax County Police A man armed with a gun robbed the Sunoco gas station at 11190 South Lakes Dr. last night, Fairfax County Police said.

The robbery happened around 8 p.m. yesterday. A man entered the gas station displayed a gun to an employee and took an undisclosed amount of cash, police said. The employee was not injured during the robbery.

Authorities dispatched a police helicopter and several squad cars to look for the suspect, who is described as a black man, about six feet tall and 200 pounds, wearing a dark hooded jacket, a scarf and white gloves.

Several readers wrote to us to report hearing or seeing the helicopter. One reader told us they saw four police cars speeding toward the gas station.

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