FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 25, 2019
LCSO Investigating Armed Robbery of Bicycle Rider
Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery of a bicycle rider on the Washington and Old Dominion Trail near Williamsburg Road in Sterling.
At approximately 12:20 p.m. a bicycle rider was approached by two suspects. One suspect brandished a firearm and demanded the rider hand over her belongings. The victim’s jewelry, bag, cell phone, and bicycle were stolen. The suspects fled the area on bicycles. The victim reported minor injuries from the incident.
The suspects were described as two Hispanic males, approximately 18 years of age. One male was thin and was seen wearing blue jeans, a white shirt, and a white hat. The other male was heavy set and was wearing blue jeans and a black shirt.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division at 703-777-0475. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call Loudoun Crime Solvers at 703-777-1919 or 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.