Attempted Bank Robbery

Attempted Bank Robbery

A man dressed in women's clothing attempted to rob a bank Tuesday, April 19 in Sterling.

The suspect, described as a 6 feet 3 inches tall black male, walked into the Washington First Bank in the Cedar Lake Plaza shortly after 3 p.m. adorned in a flowered dress, a dark wig, a purse and white gloves. The suspect allegedly handed a note to the teller and he implied that he had a weapon

but left without taking any money.

The suspect fled the scene in what is described as dark colored passenger car.

The Sheriff's Office is investigating the case in conjunction with the FBI.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact

Investigator K. Fognano of the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division at 703-777-0475.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous can contact Loudoun County Crime Solvers at 703-777-1919. If the information provided leads to an arrest and indictment in the case the caller could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.