The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has released composite sketches of two suspects in the reported Aug. 24 armed robbery of a bicyclist on the Washington & Old Dominion Trail near Williamsburg Road in Sterling.
Both suspects were described as Hispanic males, according to the LCSO. The first suspect was described as approximately 19-years-old with a medium complexion, shaved head and approximately 5-feet, 5-inches tall with a thin build. He was reportedly wearing dark-colored jean shorts, a white shirt and a white hat.
The second suspect was also described as approximately 19-years-old with a dark complexion. He was approximately 5-feet, 7-inches tall with a heavy build. He was wearing blue jeans and a black shirt with red horizontal stripes at the time of the incident.
The alleged victim reported she was riding her bike on the W&OD Trail at approximately 1 p.m. Aug. 24 when she was approached by two male suspects. One suspect brandished a firearm and demanded the rider hand over her belongings. The victim’s personal belongings and bike were stolen.
The suspects fled the area toward Herndon, and the alleged crime was later reported to law enforcement. The victim reported minor injuries from the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective C. Pickrell of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division at 703-777-1021. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call Loudoun Crime Solvers at 703-777-1919 or submit a tip through the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office app, which is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play.