Mount Vernon: FBI, FCPD Seek Robbery Suspect

Mount Vernon: FBI, FCPD Seek Robbery Suspect



The FBI has joined with the Mount Vernon Police District in seeking information about the armed commercial robbery that was committed at Beauty Island, 7814 Richmond Highway on Tuesday, Aug, 23 at around 11:15 a.m.

A reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the identification, arrest, and conviction of this robber is being offered. The FBI requests that anyone with information call the FBI at 202-278-2000.​

According to the Fairfax County Police Department, a man entered the store, displayed a handgun, and demanded money. The suspect then forced two female employees and a 7-year-old girl into a back room before he fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. The victims were not injured. The suspect was described as black, 25 to 35 years old, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, muscular build, wearing a black ski mask, white shirt, and black pants.

Those with any information about the suspect should contact Detective J. Hoffman at 703-246-7800 or contact Crime Solvers of Fairfax County by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), via web-based email at or, text “TIP187” plus a message to CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and never have to give their names or appear in court.