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Man Robs Bank in Bailey’s Crossroads Safeway, Police Ask Public’s Help to ID Suspect

Fairfax County police are reporting that a man robbed a SunTrust Bank located inside of a Bailey’s Crossroads Safeway last night and are now asking the public to help identify the suspect.

Just before 7 p.m. on Feb. 21, a man entered the Safeway at 5821 Crossroads Center and went to the bank, implied he had a weapon and demanded money, according to the police. Police report that he was given cash before leaving the bank on foot. No one was injured.

Police describe the suspect as a light-skinned black man, approximately 5’ 10”, slim build, wearing reflective sunglasses, a fake long beard and a gray hooded sweatshirt.

If anyone recognizes the suspect, or if they have any information about this crime, they are encouraged to contact the Fairfax County’s Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800. Tips can be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by visiting fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS. They can also be sent in via text by texting “TIP187” plus the message to CRIMES (274637). Text STOP to 274637 to cancel, or HELP to 274637 for help. Message and data rates may apply. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1000 if their information leads to an arrest.

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