Police Seek Help Identifying Firecracker Bandits
Duo attempted armed holdup of 7-Eleven at George Mason-Columbia Pike intersection on Aug. 19.
The Arlington County Police Department released security camera footage Thursday from a botched Aug. 19 armed robbery of the 7-Eleven near the intersection of George Mason Drive and Columbia Pike.
Nothing was taken, as a firework exploded in one of the culprit's hands, scaring both men away.
Police described the gunman as a 5-foot, 8-inch man with a medium build and black hair. He was wearing grey hooded sweatshirt, a dark bandana around his face and black shorts at the time of the incident. The other suspect was described as a 5-foot, 7-foot man with an average build and was wearing a white V-neck T-shirt and dark shorts.
Investigators are asking anyone with information on this incident or the men involved to contact Detective John Donaggio at 703-228-4167 or email@example.com. To report information anonymously, call the Arlington County Crime Solvers at 866-411-8477.