Alexandria Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Suspect in Robbery of Marino’s Pizza
Alexandria Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspects involved in the robbery of the Marino’s Pizza, located at 3100 Jefferson Davis Highway. On Tuesday, October 8, at 8:45 p.m., the suspect entered the business. He brandished a handgun, threatened the store clerk and demanded cash. The store clerk complied and the suspect fled. There were no injuries.
The manager reported hearing a single gunshot fired outside the building. However, a detailed search of the area found no evidence of a shooting.
The suspect is described as a black male, 5’10”, weighing 240 to 260 pounds. He was last seen wearing a ski mask, white tee shirt, mechanic style pants and blue latex gloves with possible skeleton bone art on them.
The robbery was captured on surveillance video and can be viewed on the Alexandria Police Department’s YouTube Channel: youtube.com/AlexandriaVAPD
A similar commercial robbery occurred on Monday, October 14 at 1:39 a.m. at the 7-11 located at 2 South Jordan Street. The suspect in this case robbed the store using a similar handgun and appears to be wearing the same type of clothing.
Anyone with information about this case or who recognizes the suspects in the surveillance video is asked to call Detective Thomas Buckley of the Criminal Investigations Section at 703.746.6837.
Detectives would like to remind citizens that they may remain anonymous