The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the February 29, 2016, armed robbery of a taxi cab driver in the Ashburn, Va. area.
Around 9:50 p.m., a taxi cab driver was traveling in the area of the StoneRidge Apartments when the driver of another vehicle ran a stop sign, forcing the taxi driver to stop to avoid a crash.
The suspect exited his vehicle in the intersection of Broad Vista Terrace and Cornerstone Square and a verbal altercation ensued. The victim then pulled out his cell phone to take photos of the suspect. A physical altercation then ensued and the suspect brandished a firearm and took the victim’s money and cell phone.
The suspect fled the area driving south on Broad Vista Terrace.
The suspect was described as:
- black male
- ~6′ tall
- 220 pounds
- athletic build
- short black hair
- wearing a black t-shirt.
The suspect vehicle was described as being burgundy in color and possibly a newer model Lincoln or Chrysler sedan.
Loudoun Sheriff’s Detectives have released a stock photo of a vehicle that is similar to the description of the suspect vehicle.
Anyone with any information regarding this case is asked to contact
Detective C. Cunningham at 703-777-0475.
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.