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United Bank Robbed

Officers were called to 7787 Leesburg Pike on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 11 a.m. for a robbery. A man entered the bank and demanded money from the teller. The suspect fled with cash. There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as black, in his late 20s or early 30s, approximately 5-foot-8 and 160 to 170 pounds, with a full beard.

If anyone has additional information, please call Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

Mylo's Grill to Host Fundraiser for Project Knitwell

On Monday, Oct. 28, Mylo's Grill in McLean is hosting its third annual fundraiser for Project Knitwell, and will donate 20 percent of sales between 5:30 and 9:30 p.m. to the local non-profit. Founded by McLean resident Carol Caparosa, Project Knitwell brings the joy and satisfaction of knitting to people facing stressful situations throughout the Washington, D.C. area, including patients, their family members and caregivers.

Knitters and non-knitters are encouraged to enjoy an evening out, order dinner from Mylo's menu of Greek and American specialties, and participate in a raffle to benefit Project Knitwell.

Fundraiser Supporting McLean Youth Lacrosse

A fundraiser for McLean Youth Lacrosse has been announced by HBC Realty Group’s (Keller Williams Realty) Community Charity Champions. Come to dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Pulcinella Italian Host in McLean to support McLean Youth Lacrosse. Enjoy dinner and know that approximately 70 percent of the proceeds from food and drink will go to the charity, as long as the diner brings the flyer for the event. Contact HBC Realty Group at 703-734-0192 or visit www.HBCRealtyGroup.com to receive a flyer.

McLean Youth Lacrosse is a volunteer based organization dedicated to promoting sportsmanship, leadership, teamwork, character, tolerance, discipline and lifelong love of lacrosse. It operates a volunteer cooperative under the umbrella of MYA, and organizes field management, coaching, and administration through this. MYL supports hundreds of area youth in their development as young athletes. Fundraising and charitable donations help MYL support children and families that need financial assistance, field maintenance and general costs of operating.

Sponsors of the event are: Karen Briscoe and Lizzy Conroy with the HBC Realty Group of Keller Williams Realty, The Simmons Team of George Mason Mortgage, Betty Sparkman and Chris Lara of Reveal Remodel, Kevin Dougherty of Pillar to Post Home Inspections, Marcus Simon with EKKO Title, Moe Jebali of Pulcinella Italian Host, and One to One Fitness Centers.