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Rocklands Barbecue and Grilling Company on S. Quaker Lane gets robbed at gunpoint

Armed robbers made off with an undisclosed amount of cash last night after holding up Rocklands Barbecue & Grilling Company (25 S. Quaker Lane).

Two men with guns took “everything from the safe,” according to dispatches from the Alexandria Police Department. The suspects fled the area in a vehicle that drove east toward the King St-Old Town Metro station.

No injuries were reported, no arrests have been made, and the incident is under investigation.

The restaurant, which closed after the incident, is located around the corner from APD headquarters (3600 Wheeler Avenue) and the Alexandria Commons Shopping Center.

Anyone with information on this incident can call the police non-emergency number at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.

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