According to a media release from HPD, officers responded to the business in the 1100 block of the street at about 12:15 p.m. for a report of an armed robbery. Preliminary investigation revealed that the men may have been armed when they entered the business and took an unknown amount of money. No one was injured, and the men reportedly fled on foot.
Lisa Herndon, public information specialist for HPD, told Reston Now the incident took place at the check-cashing business at 1110 Elden St., which she said has been robbed “several times” in the past.
Patrol officers from the Fairfax County Police Department, along with their helicopter and K-9 Unit, assisted in the initial search for the suspects. HPD is continuing the investigation.
The suspects, who were all wearing masks, are described as all being about 5-foot-6, 135-150 pounds.
- The first suspect was wearing a maroon shirt, blue jeans and black tennis shoes.
- The second suspect was wearing dark-colored jeans.
- The third suspect was wearing a blue short-sleeved polo shirt, jeans and dark shoes.
- The fourth suspect was wearing a long-sleeved green shirt, dark pants, sunglasses and a backpack.
In a tweet, HPD said there is no threat to the community.
HPD is working a robbery. No further details are available at this time and there is no threat to the public.
— Herndon Police (@HerndonPolice) August 18, 2017
Anyone with information should contact HPD at 703-435-6828.