Police seek help identifying robbery suspects


The Alexandria Police Department is asking for the publics help in identifying the suspects wanted in a robbery that occurred January 11 in the 200 block of South Royal Street. 

On January 11, around 7:30 p.m., a 29-year-old woman was walking home from work when two suspects approached her, according to a police spokesperson. The suspects pushed her up against a wall, knocked her down and took her purse and lunchbox before fleeing the area. The victim sustained minor injuries.

A man and a woman used the the victims credit cards at a store in Maryland the next day and were caught on a video surveillance camera. 

The suspects in the robbery are described as black with a light complexion and both were wearing dark clothing. 

Anyone recognizing the people depicted in the pictures or anyone with additional information about this case is asked to call Detective Chris Whelan at 703-838-4726 or the Crime Solvers tip line at 703-838-4858. Witnesses can remain anonymous.