Police blotter: Boost Mobile store robbed at gunpoint

Boost Moble storefront image
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Another armed robbery was reported over the weekend, according to Monday’s Fairfax County Police blotter.

A man with a gun stole money and store merchandise from a Boost Mobile at 8524 Richmond Highway (see map) on Saturday morning around 7:30 a.m. The robber fled the scene on foot, and no injuries were reported by the police.

The suspect was described as being a slim black man in his 20s, around 5 foot 10 inches to 6 foot 2 inches tall.

The robbery is at least the 18th in the Richmond Highway area in a little over a month.

Other incidents reported from the weekend in the Mount Vernon police district:

Burglary: Homeowners in 8400 block of Cherry Valley Lane (see map) found their basement window broken and personal items missing from the home around 6:30 p.m. on March 8.

Larceny: 7700 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business
Larceny: 7900 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business
Larceny: 8600 block of Richmond Highway, merchandise from business

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