A Herndon man was charged in connection with the April 25 robbery of a 7-Eleven on Sugarland Drive in Sterling.
Abdul Abid, 25, was arrested on Friday, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s office. The first suspect, Zian Rehman, 19, was arrested on May 2.
Police believe one of the suspects pushed an employee on the front counter of the store toward the cash register and commanded the victim to open the register. One suspect took cash from the register while the other took money from the victim’s wallet, authorities said.
The men threatened the employee, but no weapons were used during the robbery.
Both men were charged with robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, grand larceny and wearing a mask in public. They are being held without bond.
Meanwhile, the Fairfax County Police Department reported the following minor incidents in Reston:
1400 block of Lake Fairfax Drive, wallet from location
10500 block of Leesburg Pike, beer from business
11900 block of Market Street, merchandise from business
2200 block of Mill Race Lane, ring from residence
2300 block of Rolling Fork Circle, bicycle from location
11800 block of Sunrise Valley Drive, work equipment from business
2700 block of West Ox Road, purse from vehicle
Child pornography charges were a common theme last week. As we reported, FCPD unveiled 21 new charges related child pornography for a former Herndon High School teacher.
“Mr. Knick Knack,” a children’s entertainer who performed in the area, also faces 10 felony counts of possession of child photography.
Photo via Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office