Fairfax County police are asking the public to avoid the South Lakes Village Shopping Center area after a robbery was reported at the BB&T Bank there.

The Fairfax County Police Department said at 10:50 a.m. that officers are responding to 11100 South Lakes Drive in Reston.

“Suspect left the area on foot wearing all black with sunglasses and a mask,” the FCPD said. “No injuries reported. Please avoid the area.”

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Local police are asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect in connection with a bank robbery at Wells Fargo (1099 Elden Street) that happened on Nov. 27.

Police believe that the suspect depicted in the above photo passed a note to tellers demanding cash and left with an undisclosed amount of money at around 4:30 p .m. that day.

No weapon was seen or implied. The suspect then left on foot towards Alabama Avenue.

Anyone with information to help identify the subject should call the Herndon Police Department at 703-435-6846.

HPD released the image from security footage today (Tuesday).

Photo via HPD

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The Herndon Police Department is investigating a robbery that happened around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday at M&T Bank on the 1100 block of Herndon Parkway.

HPD did not confirm the business where the robbery occurred.

But police believe someone passed a note to tellers demanding money and left the business with an “undisclosed amount of cash.”

The suspect fled on foot toward the 1100 block of Herndon Parkway.

“There was no weapon displayed or implied,” an HPD spokesperson told Reston Now.

Anyone with information can call HPD at 703-435-6846.

Photo via HPD

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A 29-year-old man was arrested in connection with a robbery at Wells Fargo Bank in Reston Town Center on Monday (Dec. 9).

Police believe Lawrence Purvis announced that he was robbing the bank at around 9:18 a.m. by passing a note to a teller.

Purvis escaped from the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash, but was later arrested near the scene, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.

A spokesperson for FCPD declined to release details about the incident until the department’s daily roundup was published this afternoon.

Photo via FCPD

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Updated at 3:30 p.m. on March 13 — Police said a man entered the bank at 1:14 p.m., implied he had a gun and demanded money. He was given cash before leaving the bank on foot, according to the police report. Police also added a height range to the description of the suspect, saying that the man was “5’6″-5’7″ tall.”

Earlier: Just weeks after a robbery in late February, police are back at the BB&T Bank at 2513 Fox Mill Road in Reston investigating another robbery.

Police officers were on the scene at 2 p.m. today (March 12), the Fairfax County Police Department tweeted.

FCPD described the suspect as a “Middle Eastern man wearing black hat and black clothing,” adding that he left in a vehicle that was possibly a silver SUV or minivan.

People are advised to avoid the area.

The same bank was robbed on Feb. 21, according to police. Police are asking the public to help identify the suspect in that robbery, who was described as “light-skinned, 20 to 30 years old, 5’8″ tall, thin build, wearing a dark gray shirt, light-colored jacket and a gray cap,” according to a police report.

Image via Google Maps

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The Fairfax County Police Department is seeking the public’s help to identify a man suspected of robbing the BB&T Bank on Fox Mill Road yesterday.

The police department released a photo of the suspect today (Feb. 22).

Just before 2:30 p.m. yesterday (Feb. 21), a man entered the bank (2513 Fox Mill Road), implied he had a gun and demanded money, according to the police report. He was given cash and then fled on foot.

“The suspect is described as light-skinned, 20 to 30 years old, 5’8″ tall, thin build, wearing a dark gray shirt, light colored jacket and a gray cap,” according to the report.

Police arrived on scene and searched the area, according to the report. No one was injured.

Anyone with information about the incident should call the police department at 703-246-7800.

Photo via FCPD

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Police are investigating a bank robbery that happened at the BB&T Bank at 2513 Fox Mill Road in Reston.

Police are “searching for a man initially described as white, 20-30 years old, thin, 5’9″, gray cap, light colored jacket and dark colored shirt,” according to a tweet from the Fairfax County Police Department at 2:58 p.m. today (Feb. 21).

Police want locals to “please be aware of first responders” in the area.

Image via Google Maps

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Police continue to investigate a shoplifting incident at Target earlier this month that resulted in a multi-car police pursuit. Officers responded to Target on Sept. 17 at around 8 p.m. after an employee noticed a man was stealing merchandise. Police cars pursued the car, but the man was not found.

In a separate incident, police are investigating a home burglary on the 2200 block of Castle Rock Square. Sometime between Sept. 19 and Sept. 20, someone broke into the apartment and took electronic equipment, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.

The Herndon Police Department also continues to search for a man who they believe robbed M&T Bank in Herndon on Sept. 14. Police issued photos from a security camera but have not found the suspect yet.

FCPD also reported the following incidents in recent days:

LARCENIES:

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, cell phone from location

12900 block of Highland Crossing Drive, medication from residence

1900 block of Reston Metro Plaza, wallet from location 

1800 block of Cameron Glen Drive, cell phone from vehicle

11900 block of Democracy Drive, cell phone from business

11800 block of Spectrum Center, merchandise from business

5900 block of Kingstowne Towne Center, luggage from business

12100 block of Sunset Hills Road, liquor from business

STOLEN VEHICLES: 

None reported

On Sept. 16 just before 7 a.m., Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded found a disabled car parked in the middle of the road on Waxpool Road in Ashburn. The driver and passenger were found attempting to get into another vehicle.

Maria Alevromagiros, 34, of Herndon, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, possession of narcotics and driving on a suspended driver’s license, according to LCSO.

File photo

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The Herndon Police Department is seeking the public’s help to identify an armed man suspected of robbing M&T Bank at 1025 Herndon Parkway earlier this month. Photos of the incident were released by the department today (Sept. 20).

On Friday, Sept. 14 at around 5:05 p.m., the suspect entered the bank, presented a handgun, and handed the teller a note demanding cash. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken.

The man fled on foot, eastbound down Herndon Parkway. Anyone with information about the incident should call the police department at 703-435-6846.

Photos via Herndon Police Department

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The Fairfax County Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that happened at  BB&T Bank on 2130 Centreville Road in Herndon.

Officers are searching for the suspect, who was initially described as a 5’9″ black male, with a thin build. He was last seen wearing jeans, a black baseball hat and jacket.

No further information about the incident was immediately available. This story will be updated.

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police lineUpdate, 11:15 a.m. — Fairfax County Police took three suspects into custody at an apartment off of Sycamore Valley Drive. No arrests have been made yet, police said.

Original Story: Fairfax County Police are searching for a suspect in a bank robbery at Reston Town Center Wednesday.

FCPD spokesman Don Gotthardt said a man entered the Wells Fargo Bank at 11911 Freedom Dr. at 9:09 a.m. and demanded money.

“The man implied he had a gun,” said Gotthardt. “He left with an undisclosed amount of money. There were no injuries.”

As of 9:50 a.m., police had set up a perimeter in the streets around town center and were looking for the suspect by air, ground and with K9 units, said Gotthardt.

The suspect was described by witnesses at the bank as a Hispanic male, about 5-foot-7, in his 20s with a goatee. He was wearing a black skullcap and black clothing, witnesses said.

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Sonabank Suspect/Credit FCPD Sonabank Suspect/Credit: FCPDFairfax County Police are looking for information on a suspect in a bank break-in at Sonabank, 11527 Sunrise Valley Dr.

On Saturday, Dec. 12, shortly before 6 a.m., a man forced his way into the bank through a window. The suspect walked through the building, rummaged through several drawers and left without taking anything.

The suspect was described as black, wearing a dark-colored jacket, a red shirt, and a knit cap.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

That same bank was also the site of an armed robbery in October. In that incident, a man matching a different description handed a note to a teller and left with cash. The suspect fled on foot. No arrest has been made in the October robbery.

Photos courtesy of Fairfax County Police

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Bank robbery at United Bank in Reston/Credit: FCPDFairfax County Police detectives are investigating an armed robbery that took place at the United Bank, 11820 Spectrum Center, on Saturday about 10:30 a.m.

Police said a man entered the bank, produced a handgun and demanded money from several tellers. An undisclosed amount of money was handed over to the suspect and he fled on foot. There were no injuries reported.

This was the second bank robbery in Reston in the last few weeks. On Oct. 10, also a Saturday about 10 a.m., a man robbed the Sona Bank at 11527 Sunrise Valley Dr.

The suspect was described as black, approximately 5-feet-5-inches tall, thin to medium build, thin eyebrows and a “lazy eye.” He had something covering his mouth and part of his head. He was wearing a green or gray hooded jacket, a dark shirt underneath and dark pants.

Anyone with information about this is asked to contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637)** or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police at703-691-2131.

Security camera photo from United Bank Saturday/Credit: FCPD

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Nathanael Blackmon/FCPDFairfax County Police have arrested a 21-year-old Herndon man in connection with an armed bank robbery in Reston earlier this week.

Nathanael Blackmon of Herndon was charged with bank robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Blackmon is suspected of entering the BB&T Bank in the 2500 block of Fox Mill Road on Wednesday afternoon, displaying a gun and demanding cash.

Authorities arrested Blackmon Thursday afternoon. He is being held at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.

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BB&T Bank on Fox Mill Road

(Updated 1:15 p.m. Thursday to correct date and add details)

Fairfax County Police are looking for a suspect in an armed bank robbery that occurred Wednesday afternoon at the BB&T Bank at 2513 Fox Mill Rd.

Police responded to the bank about 4:33 p.m.

Witnesses said a man walked into bank, said it was a robbery, displayed a handgun and demanded money. The suspect fled on foot with cash, police said.

There were no injuries.

Witnesses describe the suspect as a light-skinned black or Hispanic man, about 5-foot-5 inches tall and 185 lbs. He was wearing a dark-colored jumpsuit and black bandanna on his head, witnesses told police.

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