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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

This Week in Crime: Did They Finally Get Their Man?

A man was subdued and arrested after attempting to rob the BB&T bank at Franklin Farms today.

Two men inside a bank during an armed robbery disarmed the gunman and held him until police arrived. On Wednesday, May 20, police were called to the BB&T Bank, located at 13300 Franklin Farm Road, around 10:44 a.m. An investigation determined the man entered the bank wearing a mask, displayed a handgun and announced the robbery. That’s when the two men were able to subdue him after a brief struggle. Officers arrived a short time later and took the suspect into custody.

The two men sustained minor injuries during the scuffle with the gunman. The 23-year-old victim was transported to Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and the 42-year-old victim was treated at the scene. The investigation is ongoing.
Police have yet to identify the suspect or say what he was charged with (though we presume "bank robbery" is probably high on the list). Nor have they said if he's the same suspect wanted for a series of daring if ill-planned robberies in Reston over the past few months.

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