For Immediate Release
ATF Offers $5K Reward for Suspects Involved in Commercial Armed Robberies
Investigators are looking for multiple individuals responsible for several armed commercial robberies in Virginia, D.C., and Maryland
FAIRFAX, Va. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Washington Field Division announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction of individuals responsible for several 7-Eleven robberies throughout the National Capital Region.
On April 12th, a man armed with a firearm entered a 7-Eleven store located at 7330 Richmond Highway, displayed a handgun then demanded money.
On April 19th, a man armed with a firearm entered another 7-Eleven store located at 4818 Beauregard Street, displayed the firearm, and demanded the clerk’s wallet and cash from the register.
“The disruption and interference of commerce through threats or acts of violence is unacceptable and will not be tolerated by ATF.,” said ATF Washington Field Division Acting Special Agent in Charge Michael Weddel. “Public safety is our top priority, and we will continue to collaborate with our local, state, and federal partners to disrupt the cycle of criminal acquisition and the unlawful use of firearms within our communities.”
Those with information are asked to please call the Fairfax County Police Department Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800, option 5 or contact ATF at 888 -ATF-TIPS (888-283-8477). Information can also be sent to ATFTips@atf.gov, through ATF’s website at www.atf.gov/contact/atftips. Tips can be submitted anonymously using the Reportit® app, available from both Google Play and the Apple App store, or by visiting www.reportit.com. Additionally, Tips can be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), and by web – Click HERE. Download the ‘P3 Tips’ App and follow the steps to “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers.” Please leave contact information if you wish for a detective to follow up with you.
Suspect photo obtained from April 12, 2023
Suspect photo obtained from April 19, 2023