ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA) -- Two robbers surprised an employee on Monday morning by sliding through a hole in the roof and demanding money.
Fairfax County Police say two men wearing masks cut a 3-foot-by-2-foot hold in the roof of ACE Cash Express on Huntington Avenue. They then slid through the hole and landed. An employee heard a crashing sound, turned and then saw a man pointing a gun at her, say police. The man grabbed her and then a second man with a gun demanded she open the safe.
The safe was opened and the men fled with the money.
The employee was not injured in the robbery.
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Police say both suspects are described as black males in their 20s with masks, gloves and dark hooded sweatshirts. One suspect was 6 feet 4 inches tall and 280 pounds. The other suspect was described as 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 185 pounds. This suspect also wore dark sunglasses and a red bandana.
If you have any information about this crime, please call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-8477 or police at 703-691-2131.