Pedestrian Hit by Car On Sterling Boulevard

A 17-year-old Sterling boy was in good condition yesterday at Inova Fairfax Hospital after being hit by a car while crossing Sterling Boulevard on Monday night, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

The teenager was crossing North Sterling Boulevard near Laurel Avenue about 10:30 p.m. when he was hit by a car driven by a 16-year-old Sterling boy, according to sheriff's spokesman Deputy Ed Pifer. Authorities did not release the name of either youth. Pifer said no charges will be filed.

Man Held in Robbery Of Middleburg Exxon

A clerk at the Middleburg Exxon station was robbed at knife point Monday evening, and a suspect was arrested about 15 minutes later, town police said.

Police said the man entered the station at 208 E. Washington St. about 7:45 p.m., displayed a large kitchen knife and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk, who was not injured, handed over an undisclosed amount of cash, and the man ran away.

Michael Eugene Bushrod, 37, of no fixed address, was arrested about 8 p.m. as he was walking in the west end of town, and he was charged with armed robbery, police said. Police recovered the knife and money after interviewing Bushrod, according to Middleburg Police Chief Rick MacWelch. The money had been hidden along Bushrod's route from the gas station to where he was arrested, police said.

Bushrod is being held in the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center with bond set at $10,000, police said.

Authorities Searching For Food Lion Robber

Loudoun County sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who robbed a clerk outside the Ashburn Food Lion on Monday, smashing her car window and hitting her several times as he grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash from the store's receipts.

The woman, who was carrying store receipts from the Food Lion in the 43000 block of Farmwell Road, was getting into her car about 10:15 a.m. when the man approached her, according to Deputy Doug Taylor, a sheriff's spokesman.

The woman rushed into her car, Taylor said, but the man smashed the driver's side window, reached in and hit her several times. He was able to grab the money and run away. The woman suffered minor injuries in the attack, officials said.

The robber was described as white, about 6 feet 2, with a thin build, Taylor said. He was wearing a black stocking cap, sunglasses and black shirt and pants. Anyone with information about the robbery should call the Sheriff's Office at 703-777-0408.