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Suspect Brandishes Firearm After Being Confronted by Lansdowne Man During Larceny from Open Garage

Police offer reward for information on the incident in which a suspect stole items from a Lansdowne home and a gun was brandished at a resident

Editor's note: The following comes directly from a press release from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. It is unedited.

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a larceny from a garage that ended with the suspect brandishing a firearm.

A resident was walking their dog in the 43700 block of Riverpoint Drive in Lansdowne around 11:50 p.m. when they observed an unknown suspect wearing a motorcycle helmet in the garage of a neighbor’s home.  The resident confronted the suspect who then fled on foot. The resident gave chase and at one point the suspect turned around and brandished a firearm. The suspect ran to a black pick-up truck driven by another unknown male and fled from the scene.

A motorcycle helmet, a leaf blower and a weed wacker were taken from the garage.

The incident is under investigation by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division. If you have any information regarding this crime you are asked to contact the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office at 703-777-0475 or by e-mail at crimeinfo@loudoun.gov. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call Loudoun Crime Solvers at 703-777-1919. If the information leads to an arrest and indictment, the caller could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.

why not June 03, 2011 at 12:35 PM
LOCK IT UP - the thieves are runnin rampant outhere , they can't get what they want , they just take it - one of the lowest forms of life - too bad its not a crime punishable by death

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