Police: Worker robbed at gunpoint at garden center in Herndon

June 24, 2013

An employee of Meadow Farms Nursery in Herndon was robbed at gunpoint on Saturday night, police said.

The employee was walking in the parking lot of the garden center on Leesburg Pike just after 7 p.m. when two men got out of a white Toyota Tundra, police said. The men pulled out a weapon and demanded money, according to police.

The victim complied, but was assaulted before the suspects fled the scene, police said.

The two men have been described by the police as Hispanic males between 20 and 30 years old, around 5 feet 6 inches tall, and wearing red bandanas over their faces. One wore a white T-shirt, dark khaki cargo shorts and black sneakers, police said. The other wore a white tank top and khaki cargo shorts, police said.

Anyone with information about the suspects or the incident can call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-8477 or the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

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