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 email@example.com. 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.