FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 10, 2017
Kraig Troxell, Media Relations and Communications Manager, 703-771-5278
Alex Kowalski, Public Information Officer, 703-777-0625
LCSO is Seeking Witness After Stolen Vehicle is
Recovered in the Town of Leesburg
Detectives from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office are seeking potential witnesses after a vehicle stolen during a reported carjacking in Sterling was located engulfed in flames in the Town of Leesburg this morning.
Around 2 a.m., Loudoun County Fire-Rescue personnel and the Town of Leesburg Police Department responded to the area of Forbes Court NE and Heritage Way NE for a vehicle fire. The investigation determined that the vehicle was a 2016 Toyota Highlander and was reported stolen by two suspects November 8 during an armed carjacking on Paddington Station Terrace in Sterling.
The suspects in that case were described as White males, possibly with tan/medium skin complexions, in their 20's or early 30's. One suspect was wearing a dark beanie, jacket and pants. The second was wearing a dark jacket and tan pants.
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is working with the Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office to determine the circumstances surrounding the vehicle fire.
If you have any information regarding the cases you are asked to contact Detective M. Grimsley of the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office at 703-777-0445. You may also submit a tip through the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office app. The Loudoun Sheriff app is available on the iTunes App Store and Google Play.