Loudoun Sheriff Investigates Smart Phones Store Thefts

Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office released surveillance video images today of a suspect possibly involved in a series of larcenies targeting cell phone stores in the Northern Virginia region.

Two recent cases in Loudoun County saw a suspect enter a Verizon store in Ashburn and a second store in Sterling and steal iPhones and smart watches. The latest incident was reported on Jan. 19, when the suspect entered the store in the Ashburn Shopping Plaza around 7:30 p.m. and fled the store with several items. The previous day, a suspect with a similar description entered the Verizon store in Town Center Plaza in Sterling around 7:15 p.m. and stole two iPhones from the display case.

The suspect is possibly connected to similar cases in Fairfax County and a theft at a Verizon store in the Town of Leesburg on January 19.

The suspect, who can be seen in video surveillance at http://sheriff.loudoun.gov/GL1192 is described as a black male in his late teens to early twenties, 5’7” tall and wearing a baseball hat, a red/orange hooded winter coat and jeans.

Anyone with any information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective N. Campbell of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office at 703-737-8707 or Detective K. Mitchell 571-258-3138. You may also submit a tip through the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office app. The Loudoun Sheriff app is available on the iTunes App Store and Google Play.

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