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Two suspects sought for multiple Fairfax County robberies

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- Fairfax County police need your help identifying two robbery suspects that could be connected to several other robberies.

The most recent robbery happened Wednesday, Sept. 11 at around 1:00 p.m. at a convenience store at 6550 Edsall Road.

The suspects approached the clerk with items as if they were going to pay, assaulted the cashier, took money and fled, officials said.

The suspects are described as "black, between 20-26 years old, and around 150-180 pounds. One suspect was seen in all black clothing and he was between 5 feet 6 and 5 feet 8 inches tall with medium build. He wore a gray baseball cap with a white insignia. The other suspect was around 5 feet 11 to 6 feet 1 inches tall and wore hooded sweatshirt and black pants."

The other robberies occurred at the following locations in Fairfax County: 

August 12, 2013 - 7-Eleven - 8146 Old Mount Vernon Road Alexandria, VA
August 21, 2013 - 7-Eleven - 2305 Huntington Ave Alexandria, VA
August 22, 2013 - (Attempt strong arm robbery of citizen) - 6300 Backlick Rd Springfield VA 
August 24, 2013 - 7-Eleven - 7225 Old Keene Mill Rd Springfield VA 

In three of these robberies, two men entered a 7-Eleven store, displayed a handgun, took money and fled. In another case, suspects attempted to rob a 22-year old woman while she was walking in the 6300 block of Backlick Road in Springfield at around 1:45 p.m., officials said. 

Police are also investigating the following robberies in Prince William County and Fredericksburg City: 

August 9, 2013, 7:12PM - Sunoco Service Station - 1260 Annapolis Way Woodbridge, VA 
August 12, 2013, 2:20PM - Shell Service Station - 3186 River Heritage Boulevard Dumfries, VA 
August 21, 2013, 9:09PM - KFC - 1307 Devils Reach Rd Woodbridge, VA 
August 22, 2013, 1:07PM - 7 Eleven - 14820 Cloverdale Road Woodbridge, VA
September 6, 2013, 2:18PM - 7 Eleven - 12520 Gordon Boulevard Woodbridge, VA

August 23, 2013, 2:50PM - Shell Service Station - 2301 Plank Rd, Fredericksburg VA
September 6, 2013, 12:30PM - Handy Mart located - 3054 Plank Road, Fredericksburg VA

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text "TIP187" plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

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