Alexandria Police Department Investigates Vehicle Stolen While Victim Pumped Gas

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Alexandria Police Department Investigates Vehicle Stolen While Victim Pumped Gas

For Immediate Release: February 9, 2021
 
The Alexandria Police Department is conducting a stolen auto investigation that occurred at a gas station in the 700 block of S Patrick Street. 

Just after 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 7, 2021, the victim’s vehicle, a white 2017 Lexus GS400, was stolen while they were pumping gas.  The suspect accessed the vehicle through an unlocked door.  There were no injuries reported.

The suspects were spotted operating a black 2018-2021 Mazda 6 with Maryland temporary tags.  Security cameras captured images of the suspects using the victim’s credit card fraudulently in Prince George’s County.  If you recognize either suspect, please call Detective Walter Boyd at 703-746-6245.

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The Police department encourages drivers to avoid leaving your vehicle unattended when possible and to always lock your door and keep your keys in hand when pumping gas. 

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This news release is available at alexandriava.gov/120253.

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