The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two robberies that occurred in Sterling hotels Saturday. The cases are unrelated and the victims in both cases were targeted by the suspects, the agency said.
The first occurred at 2:30 a.m. at the Comfort Inn at Dulles Plaza. The victim reported opening the hotel room door and having a male suspect forcefully enter the room and take victim’s cell phone. The victim attempted to get the cell phone back and a struggle ensued. The suspect fled the scene. The victim was treated for minor injuries at the scene.
A 7:30 p.m. deputies were called to the Suburban Extended Stay Hotel on East Severn Way for an armed robbery investigation. The victim reported opening the hotel room door and having two males enter the room. One suspect brandished a knife and demanded money. The suspects stole the cell phone and fled the scene in a silver vehicle. One suspect was described as a black male about 6-feet tall, wearing black clothing with workout pants with a stripe down the side. The second suspect was described as a white male wearing a white shirt.
Both cases are under investigations.