Man, Woman Robbed in Merrifield

Two people were robbed outside a check cashing store in Falls Church on Saturday, Jan. 23 Fairfax County police reported.

A 60-year-old woman, an employee of Checks Cashed at 2929 Gallows Road in Merrifield, was waiting for her 68-year-old husband to pick her up around 8:30 p.m. Police say when she got into the car, two men ran up and one of them pointed a gun at them. The two suspects pulled each victim out of the car and demanded money. One suspect took personal property from the male victim’s pocket.

The suspects fled before they could obtain anything else from the victims. They are reported leaving the scene in a silver or beige four-door sedan northbound on Gallows Road. The victims did not require medical attention.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.