Bank robbery in Annandale

Photo via Fairfax PD

Photo via Fairfax PD

UPDATE (10/15):  Carlton Thorne Jr., 48, of Alexandria was arrested on Saturday, October 12 in the City of Alexandria. Fairfax County detectives have obtained three warrants charging Thorne with bank robberies that occurred in Fairfax County. Additional charges may be forthcoming.

Police are investigating a bank robbery that occurred yesterday (Thursday) at the TD Bank, located at 7209 Little River Turnpike. Around 4:30 p.m. a man entered the bank and passed the 31-year-old teller a note demanding money. The victim was unable to give him cash so he fled the bank. There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as black, in his 40s. He left the area in an older model, box-style Jeep Cherokee. Detectives believe this same suspect may be responsible for several other bank robberies.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail atwww.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

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