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Loudoun County authorities are investigating an armed robbery at a convenience store on Lizzio Center Drive in Chantilly early Tuesday.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

Around 4 a.m., an unknown suspect entered the Royal Farms convenience store, brandished a firearm and demanded cash from two employees, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. After taking an undisclosed amount of cash from the registers, the suspect fled via a back exit of the store.

The suspect was described as wearing all black clothing. Described as a male, he was wearing a black plastic skeleton mask during the robbery.

Shortly after the robbery, a sheriff's office deputy saw someone run into a wooded area along Edgewater Drive near Pleasant Woods Court. A perimeter was quickly established, but no subject was located, according to the LCSO.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery is asked to contact Det. C. Pickrell at 703-777-1021. Tipsters can also submit information through the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office app, which is available on the iTunes App Store and Google Play.

(1) comment

marv

The description sure makes it easy to identify the suspect.

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