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Idris Zikria-Showers and 2 more charged for robberies, police seek 1 more

2:05 PM, Jun 29, 2013   |    comments
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STERLING, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police have three suspects in custody and are looking for a fourth for two armed robberies.

Idris Zikria-Showers, 19, of Gainesville, a 16-year-old from Manassas and a 15-year-old from Manassas have been charged with robbery and use of a firearm, police said.

Names of the 16-year-old and 15-year-old will not be released because they are juveniles.

The robberies happened around 12:40 a.m. in the area of Sanderson Drive and 1:40 a.m. in the 46000 block of Shaw Road, police said.

In the first robbery, the victim was exiting his vehicle when he was robbed at gunpoint by four black males who took his backpack with a laptop, phone and wallet, police said.

In the second robbery, the two victims reported they were walking when two males exited a vehicle, pulled out a gun and took their phones, police said. 


Loundon police were responding to the second robbery when they received information about the suspect vehicle, police said.

When police stopped the vehicle, the suspects fled on foot, police said.

"One suspect was immediately apprehended, a second suspect was apprehended in the area of Shaw Road and a third suspect was apprehended by a Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Canine Unit," police said in a news release. 

They are still searching for a fourth suspect, who police say is a juvenile. 

The suspects were staying in a hotel which police say they searched and found possible evidence and two firearms.

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