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Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Loudoun authorities seek help identifying suspected bank robber


The Sterling BB&T suspect. (Courtesy photo - LCSO)
A man suspected of robbing a Sterling bank at gunpoint Tuesday is on the loose, and Loudoun authorities are seeking help from the public as they search for him.

Surveillance images of the suspect in an armed bank robbery that occurred Tuesday at the BB&T bank in the 20900 block of Davenport Drive in the CountrySide community have been released by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.

The man entered the bank around 9:45 a.m., according to the Sheriff’s Office. The suspect used an umbrella and a Halloween mask of an elderly man to hide his identity, according to authorities.


Another view of the Sterling BB&T suspect. (Courtesy photo - LCSO)
The man was reportedly wearing a black sweatshirt, dark colored jeans and white tennis shoes with a red stripe, authorities said. The suspect fled the bank on foot headed toward Route 7, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact Investigator M. McCaffrey at 703-777-0475. Those callers wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call Loudoun Crime Solvers at 703-777-1919.

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