Updated at 3 p.m. Three men broke into the 7-Eleven in Del Ray this morning, minutes after another 7-Eleven was robbed at gunpoint in the West End.
The suspects broke into the store at 2018 Mount Vernon Avenue in Del Ray at around 2:15 a.m., according to the Alexandria Police Department. Two men wearing all black broke into the closed business while a third suspect remained in the driver’s seat of a silver Mercedes with D.C. tags. The ATM machine in the store was broken into and an undisclosed amount of cash was taken, according to store staff.
At around 2:45 a.m., the 7-Eleven at 4610 Kenmore Avenue, which is open 24 hours, was robbed by three men wearing all black. One of the men displayed a handgun and they made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.
It is not clear if the incidents are related. No one was injured in either incident.
Anyone with information on the incidents can call the APD non-emergency number at 703-746-4444. Callers can remain anonymous.
Notification:: In response to a commercial robbery, there is a moderate police presence in the 4600 block of Kenmore Avenue. No injuries were reported in connection with this incident. Apd is on the scene and investigating. pic.twitter.com/CAuBOT11bE
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) June 22, 2023
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