Video released of hotel robbery suspects

Fairfax County detectives have released security camera video of the suspects who robbed a Quality Inn in Alexandria December 15th.

One suspect held a gun on two employees and demanded money while the other jumped the counter of the hotel, at 7212 Richmond Highway, a little before 11 p.m. that night.  They got away with cash but police are not releasing the amount.  No one was hurt.

Detectives would like your help identifying the two men and the car that shown in the video.

The first suspect is described as black, 25 to 30 years old, and around 6 feet tall. He was wearing a black or dark blue hooded jacket, blue jeans, black sneakers, black gloves, and a ski mask. The second suspect is described as black, 25 to 30 years old, and around 5 feet 10 inches tall. He was wearing a black jacket with a gray, hooded sweatshirt, black pants, black shoes, gloves, and a ski mask.

The car is described as a silver compact sedan.



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Ed Tobias brings more than four decades of reporting and news management experience to his work at FairfaxNews. Tobias managed news coverage for Associated Press Radio for over twenty years.  This included coverage of the 9/11 attacks, the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, the death of Princess Diana, the Challenger and Columbia shuttle disasters and national election primaries, conventions and campaigns.  He was part of the team that built AP’s on-line video operation. Prior to joining AP, Tobias was News Director at all-news WTOP in Washington, D.C. He has won two Ohio State Awards for his reporting and producing and he led coverage that won an Edward R. Murrow Award.