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Arlington police on chase in several robberies

Suspects remain on the loose in recent activity

The Arlington County Police Department is on the chase in a number of recent robbery incident.

• On Sept. 17 at 12:33 p.m., a man entered a store in the 1500 block of Wilson Boulevard and began concealing merchandise when an employee confronted him, Arlington police said.

The suspect attempted to strike the employee before exiting the business with the stolen merchandise, police said. No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as black male, 20 to 30 years old, wearing all-black clothing.

• On Sept. 19 at 5:43 p.m., two men entered a business in the 2800 block of Columbia Pike, acted disorderly, collected merchandise and left without payment, Arlington police said.

An employee filmed the suspects as they were leaving, during which one of the suspects struck the victim’s hand.

The suspects were described as black males, each 30 to 33 years old, 5’11” to 6 feet tall.

• On Sept. 20 at 3:40 a.m., two men entered a business at 2nd Street South and South Wise Street, went behind the counter and stole merchandise and two cash registers containing cash, Arlington police said.

The suspects then fled the scene in a dark-colored vehicle.

The suspects are described as black males, in their twenties, both 5’10” to 6 feet tall, slim.