This is a news release from the Fairfax County Police Department, published verbatim.
Fairfax County Police are investigating two bank robberies that occurred shortly after 2 p.m. today.
The first bank robbery occurred at the Bank of America located at 8096 Rolling Road in Springfield. The second occurred at the Suntrust Bank located at 9400 Richmond Highway about 20 minutes later.
During both robberies, the suspect implied he had a gun, demanded cash, and left the bank on foot. He was only able to obtain cash from the second bank. The suspect appeared to be the same in both robberies. The suspect is described as a black man in his 20’s, 5’10”, thin to medium build, wearing a grey zip-up hoodie and dark pants.
If you recognize the suspect, or if you have any information about this crime, please contact our Major Crimes Bureau at (703) 246-7800. Tips can be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org, or calling 1-866-411-TIPS. They can also be sent in via text by texting “TIP187” plus the message to CRIMES (274637).