Update: Aug. 22, 11:24 a.m.
The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office continues to seek information on a suspect who fled from authorities Wednesday and is wanted in Loudoun County on multiple charges.
The suspect has been identified as Brayan O. Monge-Ramos, 20, of no fixed address. Authorities described him as a Hispanic male, around 5-feet, 6-inches tall and weighing 150 pounds. He has brown eyes and has been known to change the color of his hair. He has brown hair with his last known hairstyle including light purple/blue highlights.
In Loudoun County, Monge-Ramos is wanted in connection with a March 25 burglary where he and two other suspects entered a home on Esterbrook Circle in Sterling. The suspects fled when the homeowner returned home. Monge-Ramos pushed the resident as he exited the home and is facing charges of burglary, grand larceny, and simple assault. He also has outstanding warrants in multiple jurisdictions outside of Loudoun County. Monge-Ramos has ties to Sterling, Fairfax County and Richmond.
The LCSO was in the area of Silver Pond Square in Sterling Wednesday night after receiving information Monge-Ramos may be in the area. Deputies say he fled when approached. LCSO officials established a perimeter and conducted a search utilizing LCSO K9 Units, patrol, the Special Operations Section, the Fairfax County Police Department helicopter, the LCSO sUAS (drone) and other capabilities, but they couldn't locate Monge-Ramos.
Anyone with information regarding Monge-Ramos's possible whereabouts is asked to contact the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office at 703-777-1021. You may also submit a tip through the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office app, which is available on the iTunes App Store and Google Play.
Original report: Aug. 21, 10:28 p.m.
A man wanted on charges related to burglary and auto theft remains at large after a law enforcement pursuit Wednesday night, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.
After numerous reports of a heavy law enforcement presence in the Ashburn-Sterling area around the Route 7-Route 28 interchange, authorities released the following statement to the Times-Mirror shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday:
“Earlier this evening the LCSO was in the area of Silver Pond Square in Sterling attempting to locate a subject wanted in Loudoun County on multiple charges. The subject fled on foot as deputies encountered him. LCSO deputies established a perimeter and conducted a search utilizing LCSO K9 Units. The Fairfax County Police Department helicopter was also requested to assist with the search and the subject was not located. The area continues to be searched utilizing the agency’s sUAS (drone) and other capabilities. The subject has not been located at this time. As a precaution residents can expect an increased law enforcement presence during the overnight hours. Residents are encouraged to continue with their normal routines. Please report any suspicious activity by calling 703-777-1021. More information will be released when it becomes available.”
The sheriff's office did not disclose the identity of the suspect. A spokesman told the Times-Mirror the suspect is wanted on charges related to burglary and auto theft.
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