Robbery Video: Gun And Knife Carrying Suspects Steal $37K From Check Cashing Store

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ARLINGTON, Va. (CBSDC) — Arlington County Police have released video of two suspects wanted in connection to an armed robbery at a check cashing store.

Police say a woman arrived to open the store, located in the 4700 block of Columbia Pike, around 9 a.m. on July 25 when two armed robbers approached her from behind. One of the suspects pulled a gun on the woman while the other brandished a knife.

The video shows one suspect forcing the woman at knife-point through the store and to a pair of safes located in the rear. The gunman followed behind.

The woman complied in their demands and the robbers fled the store with roughly $37,600 in cash.

Police describe the suspects as Hispanic males between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches tall with medium builds.

Authorities ask anyone with information on the identities of these individuals to contact Detective Robert Wright at 703.228.4197 or investigations@arlingtonva.us.

Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling Arlington County Crime Solvers at 866.411.TIPS (8477).

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